Re: [R] Connect to server

From: David Winsemius <dwinsemius_at_comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2010 10:10:58 -0400

On Jun 20, 2010, at 8:29 AM, Hadassa Brunschwig wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am aware that this question might be a basic one.
> I did browse the help and archives but I still haven't understood
> how to do the following:
>
> I run R locally and would like to read in data from a server
> for which there is a username and password. That is,
> how do I open a connection to a server with a password?

You might consider offering more specifics of your OS, whatever it might be, and your network, whatever it might be. How would you do it outside of R on whatever system you might be using? Then consider reading:

?system

I used "password server" on the Baron supplied search facility with different defaults than you would get with RSiyeSearch:

http://search.r-project.org/cgi-bin/namazu.cgi?query=password+server&max=100&result=normal&sort=score&idxname=Rhelp10&idxname=Rhelp08&idxname=Rhelp02&idxname=functions

http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02/archive/117420.html
http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/Rhelp10/2010-April/235030.html
http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02/archive/65472.html
http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/Rhelp10/2010-April/235055.html

-- 
David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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