Oren Livne wrote: > Dear All, > > We have a lot of sequencing data files whose locations and > identifiers are managed by our home-grown webapp. We'd like to > enable users to single-sign-on from our webapp into Galaxy (we will > be using open ID on both systems for that). When the user opens a > Galaxy window, we'd like them to be able to access the data files on > our system which they have permissions to see. > > How should we go about that without copying or moving files? Should > we make a new data library, or (preferably) create our identifier > service and make it a remote data source/library that galaxy can see > and that can be browsed like other data libraries? Is there an API > we should write our service against, or wrap files with appropriate > galaxy meta data, etc.?
Hi Oren, Without knowing the full architecture it's a bit hard to say what the best solution is. However, Galaxy's API does allow for "upload" from locations on the filesystem or from an FTP/HTTP/HTTPS url to a data library, so you should be able to use this to do what you're talking about. Thanks, --nate > > Thank you so much, > Oren ___________________________________________________________ The Galaxy User list should be used for the discussion of Galaxy analysis and other features on the public server at usegalaxy.org. Please keep all replies on the list by using "reply all" in your mail client. For discussion of local Galaxy instances and the Galaxy source code, please use the Galaxy Development list: http://lists.bx.psu.edu/listinfo/galaxy-dev To manage your subscriptions to this and other Galaxy lists, please use the interface at: http://lists.bx.psu.edu/