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Access AFS Space

To copy files from your local computer to your AFS space, use OpenAFS from a Windows cluster machine, or, from your personal computer, use the appropriate SFTP client or access OpenAFS through Virtual Andrew. To perform other tasks within your AFS space, launch a terminal client.

Note: For help with accessing AFS space from a cluster computer, see Using Windows in a Cluster: Using AFS SFTP or OpenAFS or Using Mac in a Cluster: Your Home

Transferring Files

Follow these steps to transfer files to your AFS space:

  1. Launch your SFTP program.
  2. The server or hostname you will need to connect to is unix.andrew.cmu.edu.

Follow these steps to transfer files to your Project Volume space:

  1. Launch your SFTP program
  2. The server or hostname you will need to connect to is unix.andrew.cmu.edu.
  3. Once connected, change the directory into your project volume directory.

Last Updated: 6/3/14