Galaxy's FTP support uses ProFTPD, which has modules for both TLS
(FTPS) and SFTP.

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James Taylor, Associate Professor, Biology/CS, Emory University


On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 7:58 AM, Georgios Magklaras
<georg...@biotek.uio.no> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Our team at the University of Oslo is building a Life Science Portal
> based on Galaxy. We operate several standalone instances and we have the
> necessary sysadmin experience, but we really need to implement a more
> secure file upload mechanism than FTP (we do not like to send cleartext
> password credentials in the open ), and we understand that Galaxy does
> not integrate an upload method other than FTP with reference to this
> screencast:
>
> http://screencast.g2.bx.psu.edu/quickie_17_ftp_upload/flow.html
>
>
> One possible solution for this is to setup an SFTP upload server with a
> huge scratch space, that runs the SFTP upload gateway on one end and an
> IP restricted FTP server on the other, so that users can then
> upload/index the SFTP uploaded data into their Galaxy session via the
> URL upload field. This two step process might be a bit cumbersome for
> some of our users and we are looking for ways to simplify it.
>
> Do you have best recipes for SFTP/Aspera upload gateway integration to
> Galaxy? We would welcome advise on that matter.
>
> GM
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> --
> --
> George Magklaras PhD
> RHCE no: 805008309135525
>
> Head of IT/Senior Systems Engineer
> Biotechnology Center of Oslo and
> the Norwegian Center for Molecular Medicine/
> Vitenskapelig Databehandling (VD) -
> Research Computing Services - USIT
>
> EMBnet TMPC Chair
>
> http://folk.uio.no/georgios
> http://www.uio.no/english/services/it/research/hpc/abel/
>
> Tel: +47 22840535
>
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