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Enabling Plug-in to Projects

  1. Login to the backend of the Hub and click on the Extensions tab
  2. Click on the Plug-in Manager under the Extensions tab
  3. Search Projects- Databases in the search field to locate the Data Store plug-in
  4. After locating the correct plug-in, check the box beside the Plug-in Name
  5. Click the Enabled button to allow the plug-in to be used on the frontend of the Hub

If the Menu Item for Databases does not display, the MySQL Configuration may not be correct for DataViewer.

Restricting Plug-in to Specific Projects

  1. Login to the backend of the Hub and click on the Extensions tab
  2. Click on the Plug-in Manager under the Extensions tab
  3. Search Projects- Databases in the search field to locate the Data Store plug-in
  4. After locating the correct plug-in, click on the title of the plug-in under the Plug-in Name column
  5. Inside the plug-in details, type in the names of the Projects in the Restricted to projects field
  6. Save the changes by click the Save & Close button

Uploading Large Files Using SFTP Clients

Create a Local Password

  1. If you use a non-Hub related account, then you must first create a local password
  2. Login to the HUB
  3. On the Dashboard, click Account on the left menu
  4. Under Local Password, type in the password in the New Password and Confirm password text boxes
  5. Click Save

 

Setup SFTP Client

  1. Download an SFTP client like Cyberduck or Filezila
  2. Add a new site by either clicking the Plus sign icon (+) or File -> Site Manager ->
    New Site
  3. Provide the following information
    1. Host: hubname.org
    2. Protocol: Change to SFTP
    3. User: Provide the same username used to login to the Hub
  4. Click Connect
  5. When prompted for password, provide the local password that was created above
  6. Once connected, open up the Data file and then the Projects file and double click on the project that you would like to upload the files to
  7. Drag and drop the files into this folder and then check inside of the site and confirm that these files are uploaded to the right project

Enable Grant Collection Information

If you are working on a Hub that will be creating projects based on grants, then you can enable a new step to be added in the Project creation to collect grant information. By collecting grant information for grant funded projects, project quotas can be increase based on the project budget and this information can help support annual reviews of the Hub. To enable this feature, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the backend of the Hub 
  2. Hover over Components and from the drop-down click Projects
  3. Click the Options button in the upper right corner of the screen
  4. Inside of Options, click the Setup tab
  5. Find the Collect grant info at Setup and change the drop-down to Yes
  6. Click Save & Close 

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