There are several ways to move files between your machine and Oscar. Which method you choose will depend on how much data you need to move and your personal preference for each method.
You can drag and drop files from your machine to the Oscar filesystem with CIFS. This is an easy method for a small number of files.
Mac and Linux
You can use
scp to transfer files. For example to copy a file from your computer to Oscar:
scp /path/to/source/file <username>@ssh.ccv.brown.edu:/path/to/destination/file
To copy a file from Oscar to your computer:
scp <username>@ssh.ccv.brown.edu:/path/to/source/file /path/to/destination/file
You can use
rsync to sync files across your local computer to Oscar:
rsync -azvp --progress path/to/source/directory <username>@ssh.ccv.brown.edu:/path/to/destination/directory
Windows On Windows, if you have PuTTY installed, you can use it's
pscp function from the terminal.
In general, you can specify the followings for your GUI programs:
Protocol: SCP File Transfer Protocol
User: your Oscar username
Password: your Oscar password
Globus is a secure, reliable research data management service. You can move data directly to Oscar from anothe Globus endpoint. Oscar has one Globus endpoint:
If you want to use Globus Online to move data to/from you own machine, you can install Globus Connect Personal. For more instructions on how to use Globus, see the Oscar section in the Globus documentation.