Data Transfer Tool UI Release Notes


  • GDC Product: Data Transfer Tool UI
  • Release Date: December 14, 2017

New Features and Changes

  • This is the first release for the Data Transfer Tool User Interface. It allows users to download controlled access data using a simplified point and click interface. This is a beta release and we welcome feedback on the user experience. Important updates compared to the Command Line version include:
  • Upload and store authentication token between sessions
  • Easily view progress on a download manifest as the files are completed
  • View download history

Bugs Fixed Since Last Release

  • None

Known Issues and Workarounds

  • Download speeds for large numbers of small files may be better handled with the Command Line version of the Data Transfer Tool
  • Data Submission to the GDC is not supported in the Data Transfer Tool UI. Instead users must use the Command Line Data Transfer Tool