Research File Area (RFA) Storage: Getting Started

Short Description

Research File Area (RFA) Storage is a low-cost, pay as you go file storage solution ideal for researchers whose work generates large data sets that then need to be analyzed. It is designed to meet the very large file storage requirements common to research. Storage can be attached via a network share to an existing host. 

  • RFA: Network File Storage accessible from Macintosh or Windows computers
  • RFA NFS: Network File Storage accessible from a Linux Computer 

How To Initiate Service

Complete the Request Form on the Research Computing Core Service Catalog.

View the full Service Description.

Service Contacts

Questions or concerns? Please contact the Digital Service Desk to open a ticket with the Storage ERIS - PHS team. 

ERIS provides standard business-hours support (9AM to 5PM, Monday - Friday) for all supplied systems. Additional off-hours support will be provided on a best-effort basis. Please see the ERIS SLA page for additional detail. 

Additional Resources


Go to KB0037154 in the IS Service Desk

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