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Using the Data Manager Nodes

The data manager nodes are dedicated to file transfers, both within Roar and between Roar and other systems. For active storage, it can be used with command line file-transfer tools, such as rsync, sftp or scp, as well as with Globus, WinSCP, or FileZilla.

The data manager hostname is

For example, to connect to data manager, you can use the command


to log in. After logging in, you can perform your file transfer.

Important: Do not use tools that attempt to mirror or replicate directory and file trees (such as rsync) into archive storage. Using such tools with archive storage can result in system degradations that negatively impact all users of our shared system.