Links to top materials

Here are some of the resources our subscribers find most useful. Don't see the info you need? Send a note to your Globus contact or support@globus.org.


  • Subscription Overview Video: 4-minute summary of all the features you get with a subscription. (Useful for: All potential users at your organization – shows what Globus can be used for, in addition to file transfer)
  • Globus Connect Server Installation Guides: Documentation with step-by-step instructions. (Useful for: Admins who need to install GCS and set up endpoints)
  • Login and Transfer Guide: Basic how-to for getting started with Globus transfer. (Useful for: New users and/or those not familiar with Globus)
  • Globus Connect Personal Overview and Guide: Explains how to make your laptop or other personal system an endpoint. (Useful for: All potential users who make need to move files to/from their own systems in addition to campus systems)
  • Endpoint Roles and Privileges Info: Explains the various roles that can be granted on any managed endpoint
  • File Sharing Setup: Documentation with step-by-step directions for setting up shared endpoints. (Useful for: Globus admins)
  • File Sharing Guide: Documentation with step-by-step directions for sharing files with collaborators from Globus endpoints. (Useful for: All potential users)
  • Management Console and Usage Reports Endpoint: These are in the Globus web app, so you'll need to be logged in as a subscription manager for the links to work. (Useful for: Your Globus Subscription Manager)
  • CLI Guide: Information on using the Globus Command Line Interface
  • Globus Usage Examples Library: Examples of how researchers have used Globus in based on organization, project, field of research, or Globus capability.  (Useful for: Getting ideas for how Globus might be used in various areas of your organization)