Securely E-Mail Large Files

The Large File Transfer tool is a way used to send e-mail attachment(s) larger than 10 megabytes. Total attachments size cannot exceed a total of 20GB.

Logging in

Attaching and Sending Files

Logging In

1. Go to https://filetransfer.hws.edu

2. Click Sign In with HWS Credentials

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3. At the HWS login page, enter your Username and Password

4. Click Submit

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Attaching and Sending Files

Prior to composing an e-mail gather the recipient list. You can type in a single e-mail or paste a list of e-mails.

1. In the upper left, click Compose

2. To search HWS contacts, In the upper left, click To > Search Directory

3. Click Save to add the address

Note: You can also type or paste the recipient's email address if they are not HWS members.

4. To add a cc or bcc, in the upper right, click cc or bcc

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5. Type the subject

6. In the middle, type your message

7. At the bottom right, click the Files from computer or Folders from computer icon

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8. In the pop-up explorer or finder window locate the file and click open

9. At the bottom, click Message Settings

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10. Under Secure access, choose a security setting:

  • Recipients Only: Only recipient to whom email is sent can open the file
  • Recipients and users in your organization: Only HWS members can open the file
  • Recipients and anyone with user account: Upon receiving the e-mail, recipient will be asked to log in; non-HWS members would need to create an account to access the files

11. Next to File attachments expire, choose a date for the attachment to expire

12. Click Save

13. Click Send

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Need additional help? Contact the HWS IT Services Help Desk.

Details

Article ID: 68369
Created
Thu 12/6/18 11:14 AM
Modified
Thu 4/29/21 4:59 PM