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title = "File Transfers to and from Personal Workstations"
description = "How to transfer files to and from a personal workstation using Globus Connect Personal"
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*Globus Connect Personal* allows you to transfer files to and from your
personal computer.  Once this software is installed, file transfers are
simple and proceed in much the same way as transfers between HCC
endpoints.

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1.  Install [Globus Connect Personal](https://www.globus.org/globus-connect-personal) on your computer.  Follow the
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    detailed instructions for your operating system provided in the
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    links below:
	- [Mac](https://docs.globus.org/how-to/globus-connect-personal-mac/) (Intel - OS X 10.4 or higher)
	- [Linux](https://docs.globus.org/how-to/globus-connect-personal-linux/) (x86-based)
	- [Windows](https://docs.globus.org/how-to/globus-connect-personal-windows/) (7, 8, and 10)

2.  Once Globus Connect Personal
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    has been successfully installed, your personal endpoint will show up
    in the 'administered by me' section of the 'Manage Endpoints' tab of
    your Globus home page.  This endpoint is private by default, and
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    therefore not visible or accessible to other Globus users.  
{{< figure src="/images/6750233.png" >}}
    
3.  Make transfers to and from
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    your personal endpoint just as you would from a public endpoint.
     From your Globus account, go to the 'Transfer Files' tab and enter
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    the name of your new endpoint in one of the *Endpoint*
    text boxes.  Click 'Go' and then
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    navigate to the appropriate directory.  Enter the second endpoint
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    (for example: `hcc#crane`, `hcc#tusker`, or `hcc#attic`), type or navigate to the desired
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    directory, and initiate the file transfer by clicking on the blue
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    arrow button.
{{< figure src="/images/6750234.png" >}}  
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