4. Material stored in your IT Services accounts
If you have your own personal computer, files can be saved direct to your hard disk. Otherwise, you can copy to external media. The size limit per disk is approximately 650Mb for CD and 4.5Gb for DVD. Alternatively, a USB memory stick or hard disk can be used.
In the case of CD or DVD on Windows, you will need to complete the copying process using the Write these files task when you have dealt with all the relevant files. Before relying on the saved copy, you should check the disk by opening it via My Computer.
Use an IMAP email client (e.g. Thunderbird or Mac Mail) to transfer or copy folders from Nexus to local folders on your client system. If you are setting up a client for the first time, configuration information is available at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/nexus/email/clients.xml. Check that the folders are still accessible when your computer is not connected to the network.
- For a small simple site, browse your web pages and save copies of pages and images using your browser's Save As facility.
- Use a standard secure FTP client to transfer folders from the server to your client system. Windows-oriented programs such as WS_FTP will usually allow you to transfer the entire site in a single operation. For maximum portability, HTML files should be copied as ASCII, and images (.jpg, .gif, etc) as binary.
- Web space is accessible from your Linux account and can be copied using the methods recommended for Linux files.