FileSender is a service that allows you to share large files with other people via a web site, rather than sending the file via e-mail, which is sometimes prohibited because of the file size. This service is available to all registered students, faculty and staff members.
A Guest Voucher feature allows IUP account holders to provide a one-time use voucher to non-IUP account holders (such as a software vendor) so that the non-IUP account holder can upload a file.
FileSender can be used with just a few easy steps:
The recipients will receive an e-mail message with a link to the file you just uploaded. By clicking on the link, they are able to open or download the file.
Please note that the recipients can forward the message to others. If someone has the download link, they can download the file. For this reason, this method should not be used to transfer any confidential information to other sources. Please also note that if you used a program such at 7-Zip to encrypt the file before sending, receipents will need to extract the file before they will be able to view it.
If you have already uploaded a file and you need to re-send the message to one of the recipients or add a new recipient:
If you need to delete a file from FileSender before the expiration date:
The Guest Voucher feature of FileSender allows you to send an e-mail voucher to someone who doesn’t have an IUP e-mail account so that they can upload a file for you to retrieve. The voucher can be used only one time. To send a Guest Voucher:
The recipient of a Guest voucher will receive an e-mail message containing a link to the FileSender Guest site. This voucher can be used only one time. After clicking on the link to the voucher, a file can be uploaded by following these steps:
If your file is 2GB or larger, you will not be able to update your file unless your web browser supports HTML5 FileAPI. Please refer to the When can I use… website to determine compatibility with your web browser. This is only an issue if your file is 2GB or larger (approximately 2,048,000 KB).
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