Dropbox: File Storage - Installing the Client


Dropbox provides software that can synchronize local folders with your Dropbox cloud storage.

Requesting an Account

If you do not already have a Dropbox account, use the Princeton Service Portal Dropbox Account Request form to request one. The form must be filled out by the user requesting the account. Only Princeton faculty, graduate students and staff in academic departments are eligible for accounts. For special cases such as service accounts, include an explanation in the comment field on the form.

Installation for Windows

Installation for Mac


Accessing the Kace Software Library

  1. Browse to https://www.princeton.edu/kace
    • If an "Oops! Permission Denied error" appears, make a VPN connection first
    • For information about using VPN at Princeton, see https://kb.princeton.edu/6023
  2. Log in as NetID@princeton.edu, enter your password and respond to the Duo prompt 


Installation for Linux