Data backup (NSave)Data backup (NSave)

NSave is a data backup/restore service offered by Information Technology Services for a small monthly fee. The NSave software is installed on your desktop and the backup/restores are done over a network connection to an ITS server.

Data backup (NSave)



  • Unlimited data storage for up to 4 devices per account using MyUNL authentication
  • All file types are included
  • Quick and effortless backups - most backups can be completed with 5 minutes.
  • Offsite storage - if your building is damaged by a fire, flood, or other significant event, your critical data files are still protected.
  • Erased files can be restored up to 6 months later.
  • Multiple copies of your files - as you edit files, NSave is always ready to backup or restore your files at your convenience - anytime day or night.
  • Security - your files are automatically encrypted before being sent across the network to the backup server.
  • Continuous backup - files are backed up continuously in the background when your computer is on and connected to the UNL network.
  • Low Cost - only $6.50 per month for unlimited storage space, up to 4 devices per account. (1$ per month additional for billing directly to a person versus a department)

Getting Started

Mac Requirements for NSave
  • 1 GB of memory
  • Network Connection
  • 250 MB disk space
  • G4, GS or Intel CPU
  • OS 10.5-10.9 and 10.10
PC Requirements for NSave
  • 1 GB of memory
  • Network Connection
  • 250 MB disk space
  • 1 GHZ display
  • Windows 7, 8, Server 2012, 2008, 2003
Linux Requirements for NSave
  • Linux Client Software
  • 2.6.13+ Series Kernel
  • 1GB Memory
  • 1GHZ+x86-64 CPU
  • 250MB Drive Space
  • Oracle (Sun) Java version JRE 1.7.0_45

Once you have completed the Sign Up Now form your request will be processed. When the account has been processed you will get an email response to your request and you can return to this page to start the installation.

NOTE: Users who download the Windows installers on either Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge may have issues with their browsers changing the file extension from .msi to .man. If you encounter this issue, download the file by right-clicking and selecting "Save As". Then, change the file extension from .man to .msi. Chrome or FireFox browsers do not have this issue.

Windows Manuals

Windows 32BIT manual

Windows 64BIT manual


Mac installation manual

Linux Manuals

Linux installation manual

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