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Aspera Fast and Secure Protocol (FASP) integration is an alternative Ringtail file management upload option. When in use, case administrators can select data from a local source and upload it to the appropriate ingest or import path for the case. Use Aspera as a faster option for uploading and staging the data to the correct location.
To use Aspera, users must have administrator rights on their computers and install the Aspera Connect browser plug-in. For more information, see Upload files.
Use the following procedure to set up an integration on the Aspera Connect Server page.
1.On the Portal Home page, click Settings > Aspera Connect Server.
2.Type the following information. All fields are mandatory, except for Enabled.
oConnect Server Address: IP address of the Aspera Connect server.
oApi Credentials: The user name and password used to connect to the Aspera Node API, in the following format: Username:password. Ringtail uses the credentials when initializing transfers.
oApi port: The port number for the Aspera Node API.
oConnect User: User name for the web browser performing the file upload.
oConnect Port: Port number for the web browser performing the file upload.
oEnabled: Select to allow a case administrator to select Aspera for uploads once the plug-in is installed on their computer.