How to Upload Data to JARVICE using File Manager

JARVICE Drop Storage Vault

The default storage area is available as /data in your application environment and is where Jarvice applications primarily read and write data.  You can transfer files in and out of drop.jarvice.com using an sftp client.

Nimbix provides you with up to 1 terabyte (TB) of free data storage for your compute jobs in a service called drop.jarvice.com. You can upload and download your data at any time whether you are running jobs or not, via the Secure FTP protocol (SFTP) and or using our Nimbix File Manager over HTTPS. Please note, it is best to use SFTP for large file transfers, i.e., any file over 100 GB.

Using the Nimbix File Manager to move data over HTTPS

In order to use the Nimbix File Manager, please follow the quick and easy steps below.

  • Login to the portal at https://platform.jarvice.com.
  • Click “Compute” in the top navigation bar.
  • Scroll down to and click “Nimbix File Manager”.
  • This will expand the application drop down. Click on “File Manager”.
  • This will take you to a “Task Builder” screen.  At this point unless instructed otherwise, please take all of the defaults, and click the green “Continue” button.
  • After you click the “Continue” button, this will bring you to a “Confirm job submission” screen.  Please click “Submit”.
  • After clicking “Submit”, you see a “Job submission response”. Please click “Ok”.
  • Once this is done, you’ll be returned to your Dashboard. After a few seconds, you’ll see a new job titled “Nimbix File Manager: filemanager”, please click on this next.
  • Once you’ve clicked on this, you’ll now want to click on the green “Connect” button.
  • A new browser window will appear, asking for a password. You’ll notice that user nimbix is already filled in. To get your password for the File Manager, click back to your Dashboard tab and click “Click to show” for your password.
  • Once you have your password, paste this back into the File Manager browser tab, and click the arrow pointing right.
  • At this point you should now see the content of your /data folder. At this point you can now drag and drop files and folder from your local machine to your /data, aka drop.jarvice.com.

Once you’re done moving data, you can go back to your Dashboard and click the “Shutdown” button, to stop the File Manager.

If you have any issues, please check out our recommended method of transferring data using SFTP:

How to Upload data to JARVICE using SFTP

Of course you can always reach out to Nimbix support by emailing support@nimbix.net and we'll be happy to help!

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