Transferring Data (

This page offers hints to help transfer files & data.

You should be aware of exactly where your files are stored. On phas systems, user files will
generally be stored in the home directory ( remotely mounted from the dept fileserver), on personal systems the "homedir" may be on a local drive ( windows: C: , Mac OS: /Users). On occassion you
may want to transfer file from one system to another ( say from a local drive to your phas homedir.)

  1. scp secure copy is recommended for all non local copies, ie data must travel on a network( public).
  2. filezilla (https://filezilla-project.orgfile) a multi-platform GUI interface
  3. Large files -- see the reference
    How to transfer large amounts of data via network. (

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