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Globus Quick-Start: Transfer data to/from personal endpoint

Transfer data to/from personal endpoint

1. Make sure that Globus Connect Personal is running. An icon in the menu bar will indicate whether the software is running.

Globus icon in the menu bar (Mac OS)

(Mac)

Globus icon in the menu bar (Windows)

(Windows)

2. Link to the Guest Collection and click “Transfer or Sync to…”

Link to the Guest Collection and click “Transfer or Sync to…”

3. A new panel will open on the right side of the screen. Click “Search.”

A new panel will open on the right side of the screen. Click “Search.”

4. Search for and select your Personal Endpoint.

Search for and select your Personal Endpoint

5. Navigate to or type in the appropriate directory on your personal endpoint. For more information about configuring your endpoint, see Globus @ Stanford (scroll to “Configure your Endpoint” and “Add Allowed Paths”).

Navigate to or type in the appropriate directory on your personal computer

6. Click to expand “Transfer & Sync Options.”  Be sure to select “Verify file integrity after transfer” and “encrypt transfer.”  You can select other options at your discretion.

Click to expand “Transfer & Sync Options" and select options at your discretion

7. Highlight the files of interest, either on the Guest Collection or your Personal Endpoint. Click the "Start" button underneath the panel with the selected files. This will initiate the transfer.

Highlight the files of interest and click "Start"

8. You can periodically check the status of your transfer on the web application's “Activity” monitor. Click the right-most arrow of a given job for the full transfer history.

Globus activity monitor

Example of a job status

9. You will receive a confirmation email when the transfer completes.

Example of a confirmation email when the transfer completes