OneDrive Secure Storage

Microsoft's OneDrive secure storage will be a new feature available to our faculty and staff.  OneDrive will provide 25 GB of secure storage for your documents.   DoIT staff are currently working with Microsoft to provide this feature. 

Here's  a couple of points to keep in mind. 

Number of items that can be synced

    • You can sync up to 20,000 items in your OneDrive for Business library. This includes folders and files.

    • You can sync up to 5,000 items in other SharePoint libraries. This includes folders and files. These are the libraries that you find on various SharePoint sites, such as team sites and community sites.

Size limit for syncing files

In any SharePoint library, you can sync files of up to 2 gigabytes (GB).

Character limit for files and folders

These limits apply to files and folders that you add to a synced library folder for uploading to SharePoint.

  • File names can have up to 128 characters.
  • Folder names can have up to 250 characters.
  • Folder name and file name combinations can have up to 250 characters.

Invalid characters

SharePoint Online

The following characters in file names aren't supported when you sync OneDrive for Business with SharePoint Online:


Additionally, a file name that begins with a period (.) or a tilde (~) isn't supported.

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