Move DC2 project data to Slate or Slate-Project at IU

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Access the IU Globus Web App

To migrate your Data Capacitor II (DC2) project data to Slate or Slate-Project, UITS recommends using the IU Globus Web App .

To access the IU Globus Web App:

  1. In your web browser, go to the IU Globus Web App .
  2. Under "Use your existing organizational login", use the drop-down list to find and select Indiana University.
  3. Click Continue. Log in with your IU username and passphrase. Confirm your identity with Duo two-step login.

Activate the source and destination endpoints

To set up a file transfer between your DC2 project space and your Slate or Slate-Project space, select and activate the iu#hpfs endpoint as both the source and destination endpoint:

  1. From File Manager, click in the text field next to "Collection", enter iu#hpfs, and then, in the list of available endpoints, click iu#hpfs.
    Activating the iu#hpfs endpoint may produce a "permission" denied" error at first. The error will resolve itself when you click in the "Path" field and enter the appropriate path, as follows.
  2. To set your DC2 project space as the source endpoint, click in the "Path" field, add the following path (replace project_name with the name of your project space), and then press Enter or Return:
  3. Click in the Transfer or sync to... text field, enter iu#hpfs, and then, in the list of available endpoints, click iu#hpfs.
  4. To set your Slate account or Slate-Project space as the destination endpoint, click in the "Path" field, add the appropriate path, and then press Enter or Return:
    • Slate: To activate your Slate account, enter the following path (replace username with the IU username associated with your Slate account):
    • Slate-Project: To activate your Slate-Project space, enter the following path (replace project_name with the project name associated with your Slate-Project space):

Transfer files


Files containing personal health information (PHI) must be encrypted when they are stored (at rest) and when they are transferred between networked systems (in transit). To ensure that files containing PHI are encrypted when they are stored, encrypt them before transferring them. For more, see Recommended tools for encrypting data containing HIPAA-regulated PHI.

Before transferring files containing PHI to an IU endpoint, make sure you understand the information in Your legal responsibilities for protecting data containing protected health information (PHI) when using UITS Research Technologies systems and services.

To transfer DC2 project files to your account on Slate or Slate-Project:

  1. Use the source endpoint's file browser to find and select one or more files and/or folders to transfer, and then click Transfer or Sync to....
  2. Near the bottom of the screen, click Transfer & Sync Options, and then:
    • Optionally, click in the text field next to "Label This Transfer" and enter a short description (this will be displayed in the log of transfer activity).
    • Make sure delete files on destination that do not exist on source is not selected.
    • If you are transferring files containing PHI, make sure encrypt transfer is selected to ensure that your files remain encrypted during transit.
  3. Use the destination endpoint's file browser to select a destination directory for storing your migrated DC2 project data.
  4. To start the transfer, below the source file browser, click Start. Above the two endpoints, you should see a "Transfer request submitted successfully" message and a corresponding "Task id" number. You can click the task ID number to see an overview of your transfer and monitor its progress.

Get help

If you have questions about migrating your DC2 project space to Slate or Slate-Project, contact the UITS HPFS team for help.

Support for IU research supercomputers, software, and services is provided by the Research Technologies division of UITS. To ask a question or get help, contact UITS Research Technologies.

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Last modified on 2020-06-08 11:08:31.

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