Globus provides you with a "Share" feature through which you can securely share your data with anyone. However, to gain the access to the shared folder the user must have a Globus account as a prerequisite. 

If you need more information on how to share your data with other users on Globus, please view this document.


Users on Globus can share their data with a non-UB user who hasn't used Globus before. Once you have successfully shared the folder, they will receive an email notifying them about the activity and a link from Globus. 


The link will prompt the user to create a Globus account in order to access the shared file. The user will then be required to choose the organization they are affiliated with, which could be a university, national lab, facility, or a project.  If the user finds their organization listed in the drop down matching results, they can hit "continue" and login with the same credentials they would use for their organization.   Users may also use their Google or ORCiD iD account to login to Globus.  In the event the person you want to share with doesn't have any of these types of accounts, they can generate a Globus ID for themselves which would act as an identity provider for the user. 


In order to do this, the user must click on "Globus ID to sign in".


They will be redirected to a page where they can login and create their Globus ID. In order to sign up for one, they would have to click on "Need a Globus ID? Sign up". 

Now, they just have follow the steps and fill in the information to create their Globus ID.

Once that's done, the user will be sent a Verification code to the email they signed up with. Once they have verified their email, the Globus Id would be successfully created and they will be able to access the shared folder. 


If you want to learn more about Globus, and for your further "How to" questions, please visit this page.