Getting Started on Secure NAS

Introduction

ITS offers a Secure Network Attached Storage (SecNAS) file service solution. The service is hosted on \\secnas.unc.edu.  The service is offered as a departmental solution for the storage of sensitive data.   Access is currently limited to the CIFS protocol.

Departments receive a subsidized space allocation calculated against Full Time Equivalent (FTE) employee count. The departmental allocation is 1GB per FTE. This subsidized allocation will be provided as a block to the departmental group, sub-allocation within the client structure is the responsibility of the departmental groups. All questions regarding use and size of subsidized allocations will be directed to your departmental group IT department. Access is currently limited to the CIFS protocol but maybe expanded to other protocols over time. Security and access control lists (ACL’s) are managed via the campus ad.unc.edu Active Directory implementation. Departments will have the option to purchase additional capacity at the rate of $3 per GB billed annually.

Subsidized Allocation Calculation

Total FTEs in a departmental group X 1 GB = Subsidized Allocation

Additional capacity can be purchased in minimum blocks of 200GB.  Please submit requests to the Remedy group ITS-Systems or through the Online Help Request website.  Note:  ITS is working to finalize the billing system to be used for storage services.  The rate has been determined but the mechanics of the billing process are a work in progress.

Help Documents

ITS has a collection of Help Documents for this service:
https://help.unc.edu/subject/data-storage/secure-network-attached-storage-data-storage/

For Departmental IT Representatives

Please submit an Online Help Request. If the departmental space has not been configured, ITS will work with you to do the initial configurations. If the space is already established, ITS will assist as needed.

Questions

To find out more details about Secure NAS Service offerings please contact the ITS Systems group by submitting an Online Help Request.