PO.DAAC FTP RETIREMENT: Important Information for Users

PO.DAAC FTP RETIREMENT: Important Information for Users

Postby podaac » Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:36 pm

PO.DAAC is reaching out to you to follow up on your effort to utilize PO.DAAC Drive for browsing and retrieving data at PO.DAAC. Our goal is to reduce the operational impact to our users that are transitioning away from anonymous FTP, and also provide a higher level of operational support and service.

Earlier this year, we informed our users (https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/announcemen ... at_PO.DAAC) that NASA was in the process of deprecating the use of the FTP protocol for data and information access, and that PO.DAAC was offering PO.DAAC Drive as a robust FTP alternative for browsing and retrieving data at PO.DAAC.

While FTP is a convenient data access mechanism, HTTPS transfers are designed to increase download performance and improve security during data retrieval. HTTPS based data retrievals offer ....

To read entire announcement, please see:
https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/announcemen ... _for_Users
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