First, I've moved this question from the Galaxy development mailing list to the Galaxy user mailing list; in the future, please send questions about using Galaxy to the galaxy-user list.
To answer your question, files larger than 2GB must be uploaded via FTP to Galaxy. This is necessary due to Web browser limitations.
Help to use FTP is on this wiki. The screencasts both show the two step process. The first is to FTP the data to the server, the second is to move the data from the "Get Data -> Upload Data" tool form into your history. http://wiki.galaxyproject.org/FTPUpload
On Oct 28, 2013, at 11:55 AM, Arshad Rafiq firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I am trying to upload a bam file for my data analysis (size is about 9GB) I am trying URL method to up load and getting error message, can you please help me to sort out this problem. I am seeing following message "An error occurred setting the metadata for this dataset. You may be able to set it manually or retry auto-detection"
-- Muhammad Arshad Rafiq, PhD Research Associate Laboratory of Dr. R. Hamilton Physiology and Experimental Medicine Research Institute The Hospital for Sick Children McMaster Building, Room 7005 88 Elm St. Toronto, ON M5G 1X8 Canada 647-237-4915 email@example.com ___________________________________________________________ Please keep all replies on the list by using "reply all" in your mail client. To manage your subscriptions to this and other Galaxy lists, please use the interface at: http://lists.bx.psu.edu/
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