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Orion/Documentation/User Guide/Tasks/Importing

Importing

Importing local folders and files

To import files from your local computer, do the following:

  1. Create and navigate to a folder in Orion that you want to import into.
  2. Click the Actions button and select Import local file... from the drop down menu.
  3. If the file is a zip and you want it to be extracted for you, select the Unzip *.zip files option.
  4. Either drag a local file into the target area, or browse to a file by clicking Upload.

Importing files over HTTP

Any web-accessible file can be imported into Orion by doing the following:

  1. Create and navigate to a folder in Orion that you want to import into.
  2. Click the Actions button and select Import from HTTP... from the drop down menu.
  3. Enter the URL of the file to import.
  4. If the file is a zip and you want it to be extracted for you, select the Unzip *.zip files option.
  5. Click Submit or press Enter.

Importing folders and files over SFTP

You can also import files from another networked computer using the SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP):

  1. Create and navigate to a folder in Orion that you want to import into.
  2. Click the Actions button and select SFTP from... from the drop down menu.
  3. Fill in or select the host and path to import files from.
  4. Click Start Transfer to begin importing. Progress will be shown in the title area until the import completes.

SFTP import dialog