This section provides a brief overview of transferring files to the CIRC systems.

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Transferring files to CIRC Systems

  1. Connect to VPN if necessary (see the VPN section more information). All steps must be performed on your local machine (i.e. not BlueHive).

  2. Open Terminal.app

  3. Change directories to where the file you would like to transfer is located.

    Enter

    cd /PathToFile/DirectoryOfFile

    in the command-line window.

    Note: To find what directory you are currently in, enter pwd in your command-line terminal.

  4. Enter the following in the command-line:

    scp FileName YourNetIDHere@bluehive.circ.rochester.edu:/home/YourNetIDHere
  5. Enter your BlueHive password. Your files will now be transferred securely.

Transferring files from CIRC Systems

  1. Connect to VPN if necessary (see the VPN section more information). All steps must be performed on your local machine (i.e. not BlueHive).

  2. Open Terminal.app

  3. Change directories to where you would like to save the file.

  4. Enter

    scp YourNetIDHere@bluehive.circ.rochester.edu:FileName .

    (Be sure to include the space and period after the file you wish to transfer.)

  5. Enter your BlueHive Password. Your files will now be transferred securely.

Transferring files using Fetch

  1. You can download a licensed version of Fetch from at https://bluehound.circ.rochester.edu/CIRC/downloads.

  2. To install Fetch, first unzip Fetch.tar.gz and then move the Fetch.app file into your Applications directory.

  3. When you first run Fetch, you will need to enter the hostname and your netid and password. The hostname should be set to bluehive.circ.rochester.edu

    Fetch

  4. After you click Connect, you will see a file browser similar to Finder which you can drag and drop to.

    Fetch