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Drag-n-drop upload

This function is used to upload files and folders into storage by simply dragging them from local storage to the browser window. In this case, when you navigate the files, a hover showing the area in which you should release the click to start the download is displayed in the browser window. This function is available only in the ‘My Storage’ section of any hierarchy. The upload is made to the directory in which you are currently located.

File upload

This function is used to upload one or more files from one directory on a local disk. To use it, click on the appropriate drop-down menu that appears when clicking on the ‘Upload’ button. You can also right-click on the empty space to bring up the context menu and press ‘Upload File’. The feature is only available in the ‘My Storage’ section of any hierarchy. The upload is made to the directory in which you are currently located.

Folder Upload

This function is used to upload a directory from a local disk. To use it, click on the appropriate drop-down menu that appears when clicking the ‘Upload’ button. You can also right-click on the empty space to bring up the context menu and press ‘Upload Folder’. This function is available only in the ‘My Storage’ section of any hierarchy. The upload is made to the directory in which you are currently located.

FTP/SFTP Upload

This function is used to upload files stored on FTP servers. To upload them, you should select the appropriate option in the drop-down menu that appears when clicking the ‘Upload’ button. You can also right-click on the empty space to bring up the context menu and press ‘Upload FTP’. You’ll then see a form to enter the FTP Server address, Login, Password, and Port. Upon successful connection, a list of navigable files and directories will be displayed.

You can also upload the chosen files into Storage with the help of checkboxes. Once the upload starts, a progress bar and an appropriate set of objects will be displayed.

This progress bar does not visualize the upload process, only the ongoing process. Upload progress is represented by a pulsating bar. Additional displays show the final status at the end of the process.

Public dataset upload

This function is used to upload files and directories stored in the Public Datasets into Storage. To upload, select the appropriate option in the drop-down menu that appears when clicking the ‘Upload’ button. You can also right-click on the empty space to bring up the context menu and press ‘Upload Public Dataset.’ You’ll then see a modal window with a list of navigable public datasets. You can also upload the chosen files to Storage using checkboxes. Once the upload begins, a progress bar with an appropriate set of objects will be displayed.

AWS S3 bucket upload

This function is used to upload files and directories stored on S3 bucket to Storage. To upload, select the appropriate option in the drop-down menu that appears when clicking the ‘Upload’ button. Or, you can also right-click on the empty space to bring up the context menu and press ‘Upload S3 Bucket.’ You’ll then see a field to enter AWS key, AWS secret key, Bucket, and Region. All fields must be filled. Upon successful connection, a list of navigable files and directories will be displayed. You can also upload the chosen files to Storage using checkboxes. Once the upload begins, a progress bar and an appropriate set of objects will be displayed.

Upload status bar

This function is used to visualize the object upload process. You can also interrupt uploads and display the final status at the end of the process as well as minimize the panel. This window can also be scrolled when several files are uploading (more than 4).