Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of GeniDesktop/Manual/gdfeatures/file_download


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Timestamp:
05/12/16 17:33:32 (5 years ago)
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Hussamuddin Nasir
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  • GeniDesktop/Manual/gdfeatures/file_download

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    55{{{
    66#!html
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     8This module will allow you to download file/directory or a groups of files to the user's laptop/computer from one or multiple nodes in your slice. To use this module
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     13        <ol>
     14         <li>Click on the <b> File Download</b> button</li>
     15<li>Select the node(s) from the topology view. (You can select multiple nodes by using a CTRL+Click or just a drag of the mouse over the nodes) </li>
     16<li>Click on <b>Set Selection</b> button in the small window that popped up after step 1. Make sure all the nodes you select in step 2 are listed here.</li>
     17<li>In the text box above type in the location/path on the GENI nodes you want to pull these files/directory. Make sure you have read permission on this path otherwise the operation may fail.</li>
     18<li>Finally click on <b>Download</b> button to perform the upload operation.</li>
     19        </ol>
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     23Once the operation is complete , you should check your <b>Downloads</b> directory and look for a compressed tar gzipped file that contains the files you just downloaded.
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    15 <b>CAUTION:</b>
     25<b>CAUTION: If your files are really large (> 10 MB), using this download module ay not be efficient and can even cause your browser to crash. In such cases it is advisable to use native SSH/SCP clients to copy files directly to/from your GENI Nodes</b>
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