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Globus Overview

Globus is a powerful data transfer and sharing platform that has a wide range of support for popular storage systems and a simple graphical user interface.

You may quickly begin using Globus by:

  1. Set-up your Globus Account below
  2. Find and Activate Existing Endpoints
  3. Transfer Files & More

Once you have the basics down, you may want to explore

  • How to Share Collections (folders) with other Globus users
  • Setting up your own Personal Endpoint to transfer and share data from systems and locations you have acccess to, outside of the CADES provided DTNs.

Getting Started and Signing In

Globus is often used via its web interface, though it is possible to download a personal client or use command line tools.

Globus Sign In for CADES users with a UCAMS ID (ORNL employee)

If you are an ORNL employee you will use the ORNL organizational sign in and your UCAMS ID to access the Globus web interface.

  1. Navigate to the Globus website (https://www.globus.org/) and click Log in.
    • Select your organization Oak Ridge National Laboratories from the drop-down menu and select Continue.
    • Use your UCAMS username and password to log in.
      • If you have an existing Globus account, you may choose to link them at this time, or skip to the next step, by clicking No thanks, continue.
    • Accept the user agreement and Continue. The next screen with ask you to Allow permissions.

Globus Sign In for CADES users with an XCAMS ID

If you only have an XCAMS ID (You are not an ORNL employee), you will need to use a Globus ID. If you don’t have one, follow the instructions below:

  1. Navigate to the Globus website (https://www.globus.org/) and click Log in.
    • Click "Globus ID" (small Blue text).
    • Then find and click "Need a Globus ID? Sign up."
    • Fill out the resulting form with your email and a password of your choice.
    • Check your email for a confirmation code. Your ID and account will be activated after you enter the confirmation code.

For a list of common Endpoints, or if you'd like to learn how to use Globus Endpoints, click here for our guide.

📝 Note: If you can not login to the DTN, but can to other CADES systems (like the login nodes), your account may have been temporarily blocked on the DTN. This occurs, for example, upon too many failed password attempts. If so, contact CADES.

New Globus Web Interface

See a quick tour of the new Globus interface.

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