Your local administrator can set up the local instance to accept
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There are other ways to load local data, including adding data as
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which was the intended usage path to avoid data duplication or to
manage internal network bandwidth.
On 10/24/13 12:20 PM, Alicia Linford
Hi, I have been using the Main galaxy instance for
analysis of ChIP-Seq data. My university has recently installed
a local instance of Galaxy and we have an SFTP server available.
Is there an easy way to upload fastq files to Galaxy by SFTP
rather than FTP?
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