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Instructions for PSFC Authors: FTP: (file transfer)

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Please be sure to name your files in accordance with our File Naming Conventions prior to transferring them.

 

The easiest way to submit your files is via email attachment.

 

Information regarding FTP transfer is provided below, however this mode will be phased out for 2009.

 

 

The LibEx (Library Exchange) folder is used for the exchange of files between the PSFC Library and authors in the PSFC community.  

Important note: FTP transfers are limited to computers registered in the PSFC intranet domain.  Users outside of the designated Internet Port will be denied access.  
 

FTP TRANSFER SPECS: 
 

Nodename psfclib2.psfc.mit.edu 
Username libex
Password (ask us: send email or call the Library)
File transfer modes
  • From Windows PC's, transfer all files in binary mode. From other platforms, follow the rules below.
    • Transfer HTML, TXT, TeX, PS, and LaTeX files in ASCII mode.

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    • Transfer all other files in binary mode.

     

    WINDOWS SHARE: \\psfclib2\libex
     

    The LibEx folder is also accessible via this Windows Share from Windows 2000 and Windows NT PC's that are in the PSFC Windows Domain (or by authenticating with an account that is in the PSFC Windows Domain).


    HELP!

    If you have questions about FTP or Windows Shares, contact Don Nelson at x3-7616 or email him at DNELSON@PSFC.MIT.EDU. 


    IF YOU ARE UNSUCCESSFUL WITH FTP AND WINDOWS SHARE

    Smaller files may be submitted as email attachments.  Any file can be submitted on a compatible CD-ROM disk.  Note: We no longer have floppy disk drives in the Library.
       

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