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Copying files to and from Raven

Windows Users

At the time of writing, there are limited options for getting data on and off the cluster. There are two obvious options, a GUI implementation of scp (secure copy) WinSCP (you’ll want the portable version which isn’t installed, but just runs):

http://winscp.net/eng/docs/portable

The other option is the command line binary for pscp, which can be downloaded from:

http://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/x86/pscp.exe

Once downloaded, it can be run from any location you have write access to on your PC. We will assume, you’ve moved a copy of pscp to your Desktop, and are then accessing pscp from a command prompt (cmd) on your PC:

Top copy a file from your home directory on the cluster to your desktop:

cd c:\Users\user\Desktop
pscp user@10.59.210.245:~/file .

And to transfer a file from your PC desktop to a project results directory on the cluster:

cd c:\Users\user\Desktop
pscp file user@10.59.210.245:/data/results/ProjectName/

Multiple files can be transferred using the wildcards common to many UNIX commands.