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Download files using SFTP commands

Learn how to download files using SFTP commands.

 Note: Click "Enter/Return" on your keyboard after each command.

  1. Using your institution's assigned username, enter the following command: sftp [username]@[data center] (link to data centers on Get Started)
  2. Enter your institution's assigned password
  3. Choose directory (see directory folders): Enter cd [directory name or path]
  4. To retrieve files, enter get*
  5. Enter quit