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iRODS Cloudbrowser

The iRODS cloudbrowser is an application to access and download data sets that are stored in iRODS. 
It is a browser-based application that allows you to navigate through iRODS collections for which you have sufficient autorisation level. 


Note
titleBefore you start!

In order to use the DataHub infrastructure, make sure that you are connected to the UM- or MUMC-network. Either physically or via VPN.

Step 1 - Open the portal

Point your browser to https://datahub.mumc.maastrichtuniversity.nl/
Use the menu on the right side to login with your UM-credentials.

Note

Don't forget to check the mark with the I'm not a robot Captcha.

 

Step 2 - Generate an iRODS password

After loggin in, you should be able to click the Browse data item in the menu at the left side. 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

A box appears that contains your username and password. 

 

Tip
titleTop tip!

The buttons on the right immediately copy the contents of the box to your clipboard.

 

 

Now click on the link Open the iRODS cloud browser. This will open a new tab. 

 

 



Navigate to this new tab and enter the user name and password that you've just copied from the box and press Log in.

 

 

 

 

 

 





This will open the cloud browser and list an overview of the projects that you have been authorized for. 































WebDAV

WebDAV provides another method of retrieving files that are stored on the DataHub infrastructure. The WebDAV protocol can be used with many different software tools. A example of the builtin Windows WebDAV client provided below.  

Step 1 - Open the portal

Point your browser to https://datahub.mumc.maastrichtuniversity.nl/
Use the menu on the right side to login with your UM- or MUMC+ credentials.

Note

Don't forget to check the mark with the I'm not a robot Captcha.

 

Step 2 - Generate an iRODS password

After login, you should be able to click the Browse data item in the menu at the left side. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A box appears that contains your username and password. 

 

Tip
titleTop tip!

The buttons on the right immediately copy the contents of the box to your clipboard.

 



Step 3 - Add WebDAV in Windows 


Open My Computer ( + E)

Click Map network drive 

Choose a new drive letter, in Folder enter https://webdav.prod.rit.unimaas.nl/ , Disable Reconnect at Logon , Enable Connect using different credentials. 

In the pop-up please enter the credentials as provided on the website (see above)


You can now browse your data from the drive letter you choose.