XSEDE Capability Delivery Plan for "HPC-07: Upload, download, and edit files on a community resource using a web-enabled device"

Use Case HPC-07: Upload, download, and edit files on a community resource using a web-enabled device

Area: Scientific Computing

Executive Summary: A researcher uploads, downloads, or edits files on a community resource using a web-enabled device.

Organization: 
XSEDE
First CDP: 2020-11-25
Current CDP: 2021-11-01
Current Implementation Status: 
Issues to be Addressed: 
Issues Remaining: 

While Open OnDemand is our current long-term path for supporting this use case, an interim solution is currently available on XSEDE SP systems that have Globus Connect Server 5.4 installed. The Globus web app (app.globus.org) is the web interface, and it provides browser upload/download on these systems.

Time & Effort Summary: 

While Open OnDemand is our current long-term path for supporting this use case, an interim solution is currently available on XSEDE SP systems that have Globus Connect Server 5.4 installed. The Globus web app (app.globus.org) is the web interface, and it provides browser upload/download on these systems.

The work currently proposed is an engineering analysis to investigate--and possible prototype--the various approaches to providing Open OnDemand interfaces to XSEDE resources. The effort for this analysis is estimated to be 1 person-month of effort. The result of this work will be a proposal for a specific approach. XCI will coordinate with the XSEDE senior management team (SMT) to plan the next steps.

Significant Revisions:
This capability is currently supported by the following 2 components:
Component User facing? Component’s role in the capability
Globus yes The Globus web app (app.globus.org) provides a web interface that enables browser upload/download for collections on systems with Globus Connect Server version 5.4 installed.
Globus Connect Server no Globus Connect Server (GCS) version 5.4 provides HTTPS access for hosted collections. This enables browser uploads and downloads in web apps, such as the Globus web app.