Hi Nate, hi Gordon!
Thanks for the advices again-
@gordon: You are right, it might not be the best solution in question of
@nate: i changed the settings but where is that "upload a directory"
version of the upload form? I checked out the latest galaxy version but
it doesnt seem to be included yet?
Matthias Dodt wrote:
> We would like to integrate a new datasource in our galaxy system. We
> want data to be inserted into galaxy via copying them directly from
> fileservers instead of uploading them through a http connection-
> maybe via some browser-based "explorer" who gives access to certain
> Is there any galaxy-build in feature which may support something like
I have relocated this question to galaxy-dev since it deals with local
This is available now via the 'library_import_dir' and
'user_library_import_dir' options in universe_wsgi.ini.
library_import_dir: A directory containing subdirectories, from which
all contents may be uploaded into a data library via the "upload a
directory" version of the upload form. We often symlink files to
these subdirectories to avoid double copies.
user_library_import_dir: A directory containing subdirectories named
as Galaxy user email addresses which work as above, except that
regular users may upload from these directories to libraries (assuming
they have "add to library" permissions).