UT Vault: Send Large Files Securely to UT or Non-UT Users


The UT Vault is a secure file transfer service that allows users to send large files quickly and securely easily. Files are transferred via encrypted HTTP and stored in an encrypted data store.

  • UT Vault securely exchanges files with UT or non-UT faculty, staff, and students.
  • Non-UT users can send and receive files but must register first: UT Vault: Access for Non-UT individuals
  • File restrictions can be viewed in the UT Vault: File Size Limitations and Retention article.
  • The Vault is NOT for permanent file storage and will only store files for up to 20 days.  Files will automatically be deleted from the system 20 days after they are uploaded.

Send Files Through Vault

  1. Go to the Vault website and click the appropriate button to log in.
    Screen where you log into UT Vault
  2. Enter the email address of the recipient(s), the subject, and the body of the message. For multiple recipients, separate each address with a comma.
    Where to enter the email, subject, and body of the message
  3. Choose the file(s) you would like to upload by clicking Choose File.
    Cilck choose file to upload the file to send
  4. Choose the file(s) to upload.  The maximum file size is 15GB.
  5. Once the file is selected, click Open.  All attached files will be listed under the message body.
  6. UT users may attach up to 20 files, while non-UT users may upload up to 5 files. By checking the appropriate box, you may receive a message receipt verification.
  7. Once all files are attached, click Send Message.  The recipient(s) will then receive an email instructing them to log into Vault to retrieve the message.
    Click Send Message button to send
  8. The person you sent the email to will receive an email informing you that a file has been sent to you via Vault and can click on the link provided in the email for access.
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