FileSender - sending of large files

FileSender is a service for sending large files in a secure way. The staff and students can use FileSender of the university. Also Funet FileSender of CSC is available for all university users in Finland. 

A sender uploads a file to the service and a recipient downloads it into workstation. A sender needs the university's user account or a guest voucher from one who has got a user account. A recipient does not need a user account or a voucher, she/he will get a personal web link in an email message.

Two alternative services:

  • FileSender of the university
    • max. size of the file 150  GB
    • expiry time of file, default 7 days, max. 20 days
  • Funet FileSender of CSC
    • max. size of the file 300  GB
    • expiry time of file, default 14 days

 

Send your file this way:

  1. Choose the university's or CSC's  service and log in using your university account.
  2. Enter the recipients' e-mail addresses separated with the comma or with the semi-colon.
  3. You can write the subject and the message, these fields are optional.
  4. Enter the expiry date.
  5. Upload the file. 
  6. Read the use conditions of the service and accept them.
  7. Send the file.
  8. Both the sender and the recipient gets the message to the e-mail.
  9. Log out.
  10. You get the message to your e-mail when the receiver has loaded the file from the service.

 

Send a guest voucher:

You can send a guest voucher which grants access to FileSender to someone who does not have the university’s username, but must send a large file. A guest will receive a personal link to the service by email. The guest can upload file to the service once and send it to you or someone else before the expiry date. 

  1. Choose the university's or CSC's  service and log in using your university account.
  2. Click Guests/Kutsu.
  3. Enter the recipients' e-mail addresses separated with the comma or with the semi-colon.
  4. You can write the subject and the message, these fields are optional.
  5. Enter the expiry date of the voucher, which in the service of the university is max. 7 days and in the service of Funet  max. 14 days.
  6. Send the voucher.
  7. Both the sender and the recipient gets a message by email. There is a link to the FileSender service in the message.
  8. Log out.
  9. You will get a downloading link to your email when the guest sends a file either to you or someone else.

 

Read more: student account

 

Last updated: 18.3.2020