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UMIACS provides [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ftp File Transfer Protocol (FTP)] Services.
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{{Note|'''Our FTP service is deprecated in favor of the UMIACS Object Store. Please see [[OBJ]].'''}}
  
==Anonymous FTP==
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UMIACS provides FTP services for transferring data to external collaborators.  Since the FTP protocol is conducted entirely in plaintext, external users login to the service as anonymous, and internal users can access the file directories internally.  Users will never authenticate over FTP with their UMIACS account.  Please see [[SFTP]] for more information on a secure file transfer protocol.
Users have a directory only accessible from supported machines that can be used to make files available to remote users.
 
  
* For UNIX/Linux users, the directory is /fs/ftp/pub
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==Publishing datasets via FTP==
* For Windows/Mac users, the directory is \\umiacs-webftp.umiacs.umd.edu\ftp-umiacs\pub
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{{Note|'''This part of our FTP service is deprecated in favor of the UMIACS Object Store. Please see [[OBJ]].'''}}
  
All files in the directory are accessible remotely at ftp://ftp.umiacs.umd.edu/pub
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Users can place data to be externally accessible in their public FTP space, which is located from the FTP service as
  
==Incoming FTP Drop Boxes==
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<pre>ftp://ftp.umiacs.umd.edu/pub/<username>/</pre>
Users are also provided with a directory to drop off data remotely.  This is done with an FTP drop box, located at ftp://ftp.umiacs.umd.edu/incoming.
 
  
Once dropped off via FTP, the files are accessible from any supported host.
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To upload data to your public site, you can upload data to,
  
* For UNIX/Linux users, the directory is /fs/ftp/incoming
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* '''/fs/ftp/pub/<username>''' from supported unix machines
* For Windows/Mac users, the directory is \\umiacs-webftp.umiacs.umd.edu\ftp-umiacs\incoming
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* '''\\fluidfs.ad.umiacs.umd.edu\ftp-umiacs\pub\<username>''' - from supported windows machines
 
 
 
 
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Please note that all FTP access we provide is anonymous; we do not provide authenticated FTP as it is a insecure protocol. Please look to use [[SFTP]] or [[SCP]] as alternatives to FTP.
 

Latest revision as of 19:41, 8 January 2021

Exclamation-point.png Our FTP service is deprecated in favor of the UMIACS Object Store. Please see OBJ.

UMIACS provides FTP services for transferring data to external collaborators. Since the FTP protocol is conducted entirely in plaintext, external users login to the service as anonymous, and internal users can access the file directories internally. Users will never authenticate over FTP with their UMIACS account. Please see SFTP for more information on a secure file transfer protocol.

Publishing datasets via FTP

Exclamation-point.png This part of our FTP service is deprecated in favor of the UMIACS Object Store. Please see OBJ.

Users can place data to be externally accessible in their public FTP space, which is located from the FTP service as

ftp://ftp.umiacs.umd.edu/pub/<username>/

To upload data to your public site, you can upload data to,

  • /fs/ftp/pub/<username> from supported unix machines
  • \\fluidfs.ad.umiacs.umd.edu\ftp-umiacs\pub\<username> - from supported windows machines