Brad, 

Thank you for your fast reply! Looks like "library_import_dir" is for admins 
and there is another library option for users. I will try with that one and see 
if the files appear in the GUI.

Thanks!


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Mehmet Belgin, Ph.D. (mehmet.bel...@oit.gatech.edu)
Scientific Computing Consultant | OIT - Academic and Research Technologies
Georgia Institute of Technology
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On Jun 7, 2012, at 2:04 PM, Langhorst, Brad wrote:

> Mehmet:
> 
> It's not important how the files get there, they could be moved via ftp, scp, 
> cp, smb - whatever.
> Galaxy will use that directory to import from no matter how the files arrive.
> 
> I found that confusing at first too.
> 
> Brad
> On Jun 7, 2012, at 1:55 PM, Mehmet Belgin wrote:
> 
>> Hi Everyone,
>> 
>> I am helping a research group to use Galaxy on our clusters. Unfortunately I 
>> have no previous experience with Galaxy, but learning along the way. We are 
>> almost there, but cannot figure out one particular issue. This is about 
>> configuration of Galaxy, so I thought developers list is a better place to 
>> submit than the user list.
>> 
>> The galaxy web interface allows for either copy/paste of text, or a URL. 
>> Unfortunately we cannot setup a FTP server as instructed due to restrictions 
>> on the cluster. The files we are trying to upload are large; around 2GB in 
>> size. It does not make sense to upload these files to a remote location 
>> (which we can provide an URL for) and download them back, since the data and 
>> galaxy are on the same system. However, I could not find a way to open these 
>> files locally. 
>> 
>> I did some reading, and hoped that "library_import_dir" in 
>> "universe_wsgi.ini" would do the trick, but it didn't. Therefore, I will 
>> really appreciate any suggestions.
>> 
>> Thanks a lot in advance!
>> 
>> -Mehmet
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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