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en:services:application_services:high_performance_computing:transfer_data [2020/01/29 16:29]
mboden [Transfer Data]
en:services:application_services:high_performance_computing:transfer_data [2020/05/04 13:52] (current)
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 For the filesystem /scratch2 we don't have a dedicated transfernode. For this filesystem you need to use the frontend ''​gwdu103.gwdg.de''​ (instead of ''​transfer-scc.gwdg.de''​). For the filesystem /scratch2 we don't have a dedicated transfernode. For this filesystem you need to use the frontend ''​gwdu103.gwdg.de''​ (instead of ''​transfer-scc.gwdg.de''​).
  
-==== Transfering Large Quantaties of Data ====+=== Transfering Large Quantaties of Data ===
  
 If you need to transfer large quantities of data to our system, it may be advisable to copy directly to /scratch to increase the transfer rate, since the write-performance of our home file systems can sometimes be the limiting factor. Transfering to /scratch directly will not have this limitation. If you need to transfer large quantities of data to our system, it may be advisable to copy directly to /scratch to increase the transfer rate, since the write-performance of our home file systems can sometimes be the limiting factor. Transfering to /scratch directly will not have this limitation.
 +
 =====  Within the GÖNET ​ ===== =====  Within the GÖNET ​ =====
 +
 +==== Using FileZilla ====
 +
 +[[https://​filezilla-project.org/​|FileZilla]] is a feature rich, easy to use, cross-platform file transfer utility. If you are not keen on using the command line to transfer your data, this is the right tool for you. Here is short introduction.
 +{{ :​en:​services:​application_services:​high_performance_computing:​filezilla-connect.png?​direct&​800 |}}
 +Put the required information into the bar. Host either transfer.gwdg.de,​ transfer-scc.gwdg.de or just gwdu103.gwdg.de if you need access to scratch2. Dont forget to specify port 22.
 +{{ :​en:​services:​application_services:​high_performance_computing:​fingerprint.png?​direct&​500 |}}
 +If you connect for the first time, you may be asked to confirm the fingerprint.\\
 +You can now transfer data between your local machine and your home on our cluster by drag-and-dropping it from the left pane (or anywhere from your PC) to the right pane. You can also copy from our cluster to your machine.
 +{{ :​en:​services:​application_services:​high_performance_computing:​scratch.png?​direct&​800 |}}
 +To transfer data to /scratch, make sure you are connected to transfer-scc.gwdg.de or if you need access to /scratch2, gwdu103.gwdg.de. You can type your scratch directory into the location bar in the right pane.
 +
 +==== Using rsync or scp ====
  
 If your computer is located //inside the GÖNET//, you can use ''​transfer-scc.gwdg.de''​ to copy data from and to: If your computer is located //inside the GÖNET//, you can use ''​transfer-scc.gwdg.de''​ to copy data from and to: