using globus to transfer and share files from/to a personal computer
Install Globus ConnectPersonal on your workstation/laptop
See the globus howto page on how to install a personal Globus endpoint on your computer (OS-specific instructions).
Once your endpoint is created and you have activated it, check Globus's endpoints administered by you to see your endpoint is active.
For personal endpoint file-transfer and sharing
Request membership in NeSI's Globus group New Zealand eScience Infrastructure
Globus Plus provides personal file-sharing and file-transfer between personal globus DTNs.
NeSI's Globus subscription provides Globus Plus.
Any NeSI user who is a member of the Globus group New Zealand eScience Infrastructure can transfer and share files between their personal computer and any other DTN.
Verify that your account has this membership by viewing the Globus Plus tab under your account:
If you do not see an entry for New Zealand eScience Infrastructure on this page, select "Add Globus Plus Sponsor" and add NeSI.
You'll get confirmation when your application has been accepted.