The OpenText NFS Solo can be used to access a data volumes on Desktop PCs connected to the Local Area Network. It can be used with basic, gold and legacy ‘glusterfs’ volumes, but currently it will not work with silver volumes and Unix home directories. There are Alternatives to using OpenText which may be more useful.
The software can be installed using the Software Center:
Once the software is installed, the PC will need to be restarted.
The data volume can now be mapped using the “Open Text NFS Network Access” application. The network path you need to use is of the form:
Where <volume> is the name of your project. In the case below it is ‘arise’.
Desktop PC that are connected to the University Local Area network on a network other than the Meteorology Network will require a ticket to be raised on the University IT Service Desk portal (https://uor.topdesk.net) to grant access.
Research data storage migration, silver tier, June 2022
The University of Reading Subscriptions Portal
Recover a file on research storage
Changing your current group ID during a login session
Access to Research Storage on Linux