On 11/26/2010 12:29 PM, Steve Taylor wrote:
I noticed the recent update to Galaxy that allowed users to put data on
the galaxy FTP server and then import it into their history.
Would it be possible to use a similar mechanism to import data from the
galaxy host file system but not use an FTP daemon? In our case we we
would like to mount a volume to the galaxy file server and allow people
to cp or mv data into it and then be able to import the data into their
Have you looked into "Data Libraries" ? There is also an option to allow
uploading files by a non-admin user.
For details see the "# -- Data Libraries" section in the
For example, In the context of the example at
could you set up a directory called
'/home/nate/galaxy_dist/database/localfs/' instead of
'/home/nate/galaxy_dist/database/ftp/' which contained email named
directories and the files in these in these would be available to import
via the upload UI? Or is it all tied into FTP?
Thanks for any advice,
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