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Access to the old Vital-IT archive data

The data which were present on the old Vital-IT archive will remain available in READ ONLY for the forseeable future.

This page describes various ways to get access to these data, however keep in mind that most of them are stored on tape, therefore if you need large quantities of files (> 1000) it is more efficient to send a e-mail to with DCSR retrieve Vital-IT data in the subject.

From linux or Mac

From archive to system: $ scp <username> /path/to/dest


<username> your Vital-IT username

From Windows

Windows users can use WinSCP.

Step 1: create a new session to with your Vital-IT username

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Accept the ssh key


Then navigate to your directory


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Select the file to transfer and the destination in the following popup

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Then wait for the completion of the transfer