3. Transferring files

Transferring files

Data movement has to be done through SFTP because SSH is the only allowed method to connect to the cluster. 

To upload / download files to the cluster using a Mac / Windows client, follow these steps:

Mac / Windows:

Download Filezilla Client from https://filezilla-project.org/

Install Filezilla client and configure new site. File > Site Manager

Click connect and accept RSA key:

Accept, your remote files are listed on the right column. Drag and drop or copy and paste from left column (local directory) to the right:


Linux has native SFTP support, you can choose to use it from a terminal or with graphical support:

sftp is an interactive file transfer program, use sftp client from your Linux terminal.

$ sftp uhpc@hpc.dtic.upf.edu
uhpc@hpc.dtic.upf.edu's password: 
Connected to hpc.dtic.upf.edu.
sftp> pwd
Remote working directory: /homedtic/uhpc

Alternatively you can use the graphical file browser of gnome:

Login to hpc.dtic.upf.edu with your username writing the next command on your file manager sftp://<username>@hpc.dtic.upf.edu

Type your password and click to log in.

Browse your files when you are connected: