|Transfer Files in the GUI|
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The steps below describe how to initiate a transfer. Instructions for managing transfer progress, order, and rate follow.
In the connections panel, the Target Directory shows either a specific path when the target directory is set, or the last-visited folder when left blank. For how to set up the target directory, see Managing Connections.
You can also initiate an upload using drag-and-drop from Windows Explorer to the right (remote) browser panel.
Too many files selected. Select fewer files, or transfer the folder containing your selection instead.
The file limit is OS dependent. The limit does not apply to copy-and-paste operations within the same file browser panel.
The Transfers Panel: Start, Stop, and Reorder Transfers
Once the transfer has been successfully initiated, a progress bar will appear in the Transfers panel.
Click to start the selected transfer.
Click to stop the selected transfer.
Click to delete the selected transfer.
If you have multiple ongoing transfers, use the and to change the selected transfer's priority. The # field indicates the transfer's order in the queue.
The Details View: Adjust Transfer Rates and Policies of Active Transfers
The Details button provides additional oversight and control (if you have permission) over transfers. Select a transfer session from the Transfers panel and click Details to view details and adjust settings.
The Details display shows the following information:
|A||Details (tab)||Transfer details, including status (rate and ETA) and statistics (session size, files transferred vs. total files to be transferred, average speed, time elapsed, RTT delay and average loss in percent).|
|B||Files (tab)||All files being transferred in this session, along with each files' size and transfer progress.|
|C||Transfer controls||Set the FASP transfer policy and transfer rate, if
Important: If --policy is not set, ascp uses the server-side policy setting (fair by default).
|D||Transfer Monitor||The transfer graph. Use the sliders on the vertical axis to adjust the transfer rate up or down (if allowed).|
Configuring Transfer Preferences
If you have administrator privileges, you can set the target transfer rate for all users from the Global Preferences dialog. As an individual user, you can override the global settings from My Preferences.
To update these settings, go to Tools > Global Preferences or Tools > Preferences. You can also open My Preferences from the Preferences button in the upper-right corner of the application's main window; from there you can also reach the Global Preferences dialog by clicking Global Preferences.
The following options are available under the Transfers tab:
|Global Bandwidth Limits||The aggregated bandwidth cap for all FASP transfers on this computer.|
|Default Target Rate||The initial download and upload rates for all transfers.|
|Maximum Active Transfers||The maximum number of concurrent upload transfers and download transfers.|
For information about settings under the Email tab, see Configuring Transfer Notifications.