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ITS Storage

Standard Storage

Standard Storage Overview

General purpose, multi-use storage. Traditional file system access with ITS support. Network-Attached Storage (NAS)

Best For:

  • Storing large department files, images, videos, and data
  • Storing sensitive and non-sensitive UVA data

Space:

  • Purchase in 250 GB increments

Help:

  • Support available 24/7 via UVA Help Desk
  • Storage available 24/7

Standard Storage Options

Standard Storage with No Data Recovery (Tier IV)

  • $0.25 per GB, per year
  • No snapshots, replication, or backups

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Standard Storage with Data Recovery (Tier III)

  • $0.48 per GB, per year
  • Includes replication — copies made twice a day at a different data center.

Request or Modify Standard (Tier III) Storage
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Standard Storage with Data Recovery (Tier III) + Backups

  • $0.48 per GB, per year
  • ~$1.27 per GB, per year (for backups)
    • Backup fees only apply to the amount of storage used, not total purchase amount
  • Includes replication — copies made twice a day at a different data center.
  • Includes incremental, long-term backups, held for 6 months

Request or Modify Standard (Tier III) Storage
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Technical Details

Permissions for User Management

We do not support samba as a service on servers; we do support the smb protocol from the storage arrays.
  • cifs/smb: unix, ntfs
  • nfs export: unix

Group Administration

  • ntfs – Active Directory (AD)
  • UNIX – MyGroups (defines a list of computing IDs and access roles)

URLs by Security Zone

  • Standard (non-sensitive data)
    • \\nas.storage.virginia.edu\<share> (For Windows)
    • smb://nas.storage.virginia.edu/<share> (For Mac)
    • nas.storage.virginia.edu:/volxxx (For NFS)
  • Joint VPN (sensitive data)
    • \\tuscan.storage.virginia.edu\<share> (For Windows)
    • smb://tuscan.storage.virginia.edu/<share> (For Mac)
    • tuscan.storage.virginia.edu:/volxxx (For NFS)

  Page Updated: Monday 2017-11-13 10:30:51 EST