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Target usage: Data Transfer
System information: see dtn system page in web portal
System status: see dtn status page
Real time system data: see Ganglia monitoring page
Full list of SHARCNET systems

The SHARCNET data transfer node ( is designed for high throughput access to Sharcnet filesystems without having to use a cluster's login node. Currently, the dtn has direct access to the following sharcnet filesystems:


We are working to bring requin's scratch online as well. Unlike the login nodes, file transfer apps are not limited by cpu time limits. To encourage higher throughput beyond normal scp/sftp, the following file transfer tools are available:

  1. HPN-SSH
    • PSC's modified ssh server and client that will transfer files up to 1Gb/s. You must be running hpn-ssh on the client side to make use of its extended features.
  2. Gridftp
  3. BBCP client
    • high throughput transfer tool from Stanford.

Any question on the use of can be directed to