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FTP File Exchange

An FTP server is available to which, under special circumstances, files may be uploaded. Also, sometimes special distributions or bug fixes are posted to the server for user download.

Use ftp surfer.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu. Login as anonymous and password as "email-address".

Example login:

$ ftp surfer.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu
Connected to surfer.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu (
220 surfer.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu FTP server (Version wu-2.6.2-15.7x.legacy) ready.
Name (surfer.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu:fsurfer): anonymous
331 Guest login ok, send your complete e-mail address as password.
230 Guest login ok, access restrictions apply.
Remote system type is UNIX.
Using binary mode to transfer files.

If you are getting files, then

   ftp> cd transfer/outgoing

If you are putting files, then

   ftp> cd transfer/incoming

If you want the directory containing the public distributions of FreeSurfer:

   ftp> cd pub/dist

The 'dir' command will show directory contents. The 'get' command will download a file to your machine.

For those inside NMR center, go to /space/outgoing and put files in its subdirectory. You can get user transfered files from /space/incoming. It takes 5 minutes or so to actually see the files there after the transfer.