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For accessing the Swestore National Storage, we use, since Nov 2013, iRODS. And more specifically the iRODS client called "icommands", which is a set of commands similar to the unix commands "ls", "cd", "imkdir" etc, but with an "i" in front, plus two FTP-like commands: "iput" and "iget".
The iRODS icommands client is loaded through the module system.
1. Log in to SNIC cluster 2. Execute: module load irods iinit
Now, your starting point is either your Swestore home directory or one of your projects. If you run "ils", you will then see a listing of files and folders in that directory, something like this:
[samuel@kalkyl4 ~]$ ils /ssUppnexZone/proj/b2011221: C- /ssUppnexZone/proj/b2011221/firstRun
Navigate around To enter one of the (or the only) folder(s), do:
... in this case:
To switch to another project, use
to back up a level. After that, you can change to another project or folder using icd as previously
Upload files To upload the above mentioned folder, do (-r is needed to recurse into directories):
iput -r [a local folder]
For single files, the -r flag is not needed:
iput [a local file]
To list the newly uploaded file/directory:
To create folders, do:
If you want to verify the upload outside of iRODS, there's a utility called ssverify.sh that will let you do that.
Downloading files To download a file again, do:
iget [a file in iRODS]
... or, for folders, do it recursively:
iget -r [a folder in iRODS]
File removal To remove a file, you'll like need to use -f to irm in order to bypass the use of a trash area, which is currently not supported at Uppmax.
More hints You can have iput show the progress with the -P flag If you want to be placed in a particular directory when you load the irods module, you can create a file called
irodsHome '/ssUppnexZone/proj/myproj' irodsCwd '/ssUppnexZone/proj/myproj'
is replaced by your project id. Read more info about the respective i-commands with "[command] -h"