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GridFTP is a Globus project that produces high-performance, secure, reliable data transfer technologies optimized for high-bandwidth wide-area networks.

The GridFTP project is a contributor to the Globus Toolkit distribution.

This GlobDev project webpage contains information for project committers and contributors. Information for users of GridFTP can be found under the "Data Management" sections of the Globus Toolkit user web.


Product Metadata

Release Schedule

The GridFTP release schedule is aligned with the Globus Toolkit release schedule.


Development roadmap for GridFTP


  • Officially supported GridFTP products can be found in the Downloads section of the Globus Toolkit user web
  • An unsupported distribution for GridFTP on Windows can be found here

Project Metadata


Bill Allcock
Eric Blau
John Bresnahan
Raj Kettimuthu
Joe Link
Mike Link

Development Tasks

  • Project chairs: please leave this item alone for now. Lisa to send out campaign definition instructions soon

Mailing Lists

Developer discussion (gridftp-dev) archive/subscribe/unsubscribe
User discussion (gridftp-user) archive/subscribe/unsubscribe
Announcements (gridftp-announce) archive/subscribe/unsubscribe
Commit notifications (gridftp-commit) archive/subscribe/unsubscribe

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  • Link to project FAQ here


In addition to the Globus Alliance Project Guidelines and the Globus Toolkit Guidelines, the GridFTP project adheres to the following policies:

Guidelines for committers

  • Cover such issues as campaign management

Guidelines for individual contributors

  • Describe how individuals can contribute
  • Best practices for submitting contributions via bugzilla


The GridFTP project gratefully acknowledges the following contributions

  • list begins here
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