Testing at a few public Galaxy servers:
usegalaxy.org – up and running
usegalaxy.eu – appears to be problematic. The FTP server URL to use for this server is still “ftp://galaxy.uni-freiburg.de”. See this prior Q&A for details: UseGalaxy.eu FTP Server
I asked at the usegalaxy.eu Gitter chat if there are any known issues. Due to the time difference, they may not reply immediately (here or there): https://gitter.im/usegalaxy-eu/Lobby?at=5e3daf471d23aa47aafe5ac8
If the server usegalaxy.eu is not where you are having trouble, please clarify the server URL where you are working.
- Many public Galaxy servers, including any of the usegalaxy.* public servers, will accept “locally browsed” files that are over 2 GB in size in the
Upload tool now. The success depends somewhat on the data size (per file) and your internet connection speed.
- Data can be publically somewhere else and the URL(s) pasted into the
- FTP is more robust, but if unavailable for some reason, options 1 & 2 above are the alternatives.
FAQ: Loading Data > https://galaxyproject.org/ftp-upload/
- The FTP client
Filezilla will work best when using all default settings. A secure connection is still established. Be sure to accept the pop-up certificates. These can appear multiple times, once for the original connection then often once per file.