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Decommissiong of the Chembox service

The Chembox service is due to be decomissioned.

  • No new users will be granted access to the service
  • Service will be made readonly on January 5th 2021
  • Service will be turned off on January 29th 2021

Please ensure that you have migrated your data to another service if you wish to maintain access. Some file syncing services available to members of the University include

Legacy Documentation

Chembox is a file hosting and synchronization service similar to dropbox. Each user will be given a 10 GB space quota, where they can store files that they wish to share with fellow group members or external collaborators. Chembox uses ownCloud, which has a number of sync-clients available for different platforms.

Sync Clients

Instructions for configuring the client on Linux, Mac OSX and Windows are available.

Sync clients are available on managed workstations.

  • Linux - available in the standard image.
  • Mac OSX - avaliable in the standard image.
  • Windows - install ownCloud through WPKG

There are a number of sync clients available for your own devices:

Sharing files/folders

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