Reminder: The method for ordering VITA services has changed. Please follow the revised instructions in the "How to Order" section, below.
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Service Lead: Raymond Waters Raymond.Waters@vita.virginia.gov
The Large File Transfer (LFT) is a web based application that allows users to send and receive large files that are typically blocked due to size by e-mail systems. The service is available to all COV users with a COV mailbox and provides:
Files remain available for 14 days.
Allowable file types with the new version:
Anyone with a COV e-mail account can login to the Large File Transfer (LFT) application at https://lft.virginia.gov and send large (<= 5 GB) .zip or .pdf file(s) to anyone with an e-mail address.
COV LFT users can create a temporary LFT account for anyone without a COV e-mail address with the following steps:
A valid email address is required for use.
Effective 12/15/18, this service can be ordered from the VITA Service Catalog in the new VITA Service Portal. To submit your request:
If you are uncertain as to whether you have a COV account, start by trying to access the VITA Service Portal. If you are unable to do so, then use the email-to-the-VCCC method.
If you need additional assistance, you may check with your agency information technology resource (AITR) or call the VCCC at 866-637-8482.
You will be contacted to confirm that your request has been received and to obtain any additional required information.
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LFT is a web based application that allows users to send and receive large files that are typically blocked due to size by e-mail systems.
A COV user can send file(s) to anyone with a valid e-mail address.
The current maximum filesize is set to 5 GB.
The service provides file transfer tracking, logging and delivery confirmation.
A COV user can send a large file to anyone with a valid email address. To receive files from a non-COV user, a COV user must create a temporary account.
All COV email account users have access.
This service does not support sending files with sensitive data.
Executive branch agencies.
The LFT provides an easy way for Agencies to send large files to each other and to non-COV email addresses.
All files are automatically removed from the system after 14 days.
The files can be downloaded as many times as necessary before they are permanently removed from the system within 14 days of being sent.
This service will allow users to send large files without the need to place the file on a thumb drive or cd and physically take or send the file to another user. This saves resource time and increases productivity.
VCCC ticket request. Call 1-866-637-8482 (toll free) to request service. Or email the VCCC at email@example.com.
HCall 1-866-637-8482 (toll free) to report an outage. Or email the VCCC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anyone that has access to the temporary link AND the PIN can download the file from the system within 14 days of being sent. The sender is notified when the user(s) download the file(s).
Windows, select File Explorer, select the file to upload and right click, select send to, select compression (ZIP), which creates a new file. In the LFT, browse File Explorer for zip file and select the file.
For more information or to place an order, please contact:
Service Management & Delivery
(804) 416-6148 (CESC)
Customers also may contact their VITA customer account manager (CAM).