What is Seafile?
Who can use seafile.rlp.net?
As an employee at a Rhineland-Palatinate university you can use Seafile with you university account.
As an external employee of a work group at a university in Rhineland-Palatinate, you can use your work group’s shared files via Seafile even if you do not have an account at the respective university.
How can I get access to seafile.rlp.net as a non-member at a Rhineland-Palatinate university?
Should I use the seafile client?
With whom can I share files?
How much storage space does a user have on seafile.uni-mainz.de?
Employees (At a university in Rhineland-Palatinate) : 100 GB
Default (Students): 20 GB
How can I restore deleted files?
How can I restore an older version of a document?
How can I revoke a share, make a link void or no longer share a file?
Link: control shares
How can I rename a library?
Open the library in your web interface. Click on settings:
The settings for the library will be displayed. Here you can change the name. Changes to the name are synced immediately.
Please note: Additonal settings for the library should only be changed with a valid reason - you will delete saved preliminary results of your data and will not be able to undo changes to the library or accidental deletion/overwriting.
Which technical limitations are there?
The Seafile website allows uploads of up to 2GByte. The desktop client for Linux, Mac, and Windows allows uploads of larger files to the server, where they can be shared or synced to other computers.
Syncing large files to mobile devices is not recommended due to the limited storage space.
Files that Change Quickly
Seafile’s desktop clients only sync files that have not been altered for at least three seconds. Files that change faster, e.g., minutes or files with measured data, cannot be synced immediately.
Directories on Group Drives
Syncing directories on group drives takes much more time than syncing local drives due to the double transfer and logs used and is not recommended.
Profile directories with a user’s entire settings are not suitable for syncing with Seafile due to the large number of locked and fast-changing files and directories.