MEGAN server basics


#1

MEGAN enables loading .rma files from the remote server,
this way you can work with data that are too big to store on your personal computer.

step 1
Go into File menu and choose Open from Sever…

step 2
The Remote Megan server dialog will open. To access our public server don’t modify the defaults:

step 3
Content of the server will appear in a separate tab. Choose the files to be loaded and hit Compare:

step 4
Choose the samples, method of comparison and hit Apply:

step 5
MEGAN will display comparison of the chosen samples:


#2

Here:
megan.informatik.uni-tuebingen.de:4578

you can find the list of samples available via the MEGANServer. They are available to be opened directly from the server in your MEGAN.

step 1
choose the samples and hit MEGAN URL button at the bottom:

step 2
copy the string thats going to appear in the pop-up window into your clipboard:

step 3
go into your MEGAN, and open Open from URL… from Files menu:

step 4
paste the URL and press OK, the MEGAN will open the .rma files from the MEGANServer


#3

Hi Ania,

in the tutorial, when you connect with the public servers (step2 screenshot first post). It should be:
megan-db.org/Public

In the screenshot, its written as
megan-db.org/Permaforst


#4

Dear Etheleon,

thx a lot for spotting that,

Ania