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Web-based application for temporary, secure file storage and sharing. FileLocker will be phased out in 2021 because the provider is no longer updating the application. Please transition to the new secure file sharing form to send Microsoft Office, pdf, image, video or audio files up to 1GB. If you need to share different file types and/or larger files, please contact the IT Service Desk.



  • 10 GB quota, expandable by request.
  • Files are automatically deleted in thirty (30) days, unless a shorter lifespan is specified.
  • 8 GB maximum file size.
  • No limit to the number of files. 
  • Files are encrypted.
  • Sharing can be restricted to specific individuals (OHIO and non-OHIO) or public via anonymous link.
  • Shares can be password protected.

Best uses

  • Internal distribution of protected data
  • Temporary sharing of files too large to send as email attachments  


  • Current faculty, staff, emeriti, and students.

How to Request

  • Basic access: No request needed. Access is provided automatically based on your role at the University.
  • Quota increase: Contact the IT Service Desk