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ONID Home Directory

What is a Home Directory?

The home directory is server storage space provided by ONID for anyone with an ONID account. Here you will find 2GB of space, to be used for anything from hosting a website to saving a paper so you can print it from the Library.

In the public_html folder, any files listed will be viewable publicly at people.oregonstate.edu/~<username> (where <username> is your ONID username). This is where you can place and maintain a website, or a more powerful application.

The other folder available, <username>, is a storage folder that can't be viewed by others, and is a good storage location for anything you want to be able to access from anywhere, but don't necessarily want others to be able to access/view.

Anyone with an ONID account, here at Oregon State University, can access their home directory.

How do I access it?

First, select the option below which best describes where you are located:

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