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I can log in to my server with user name "xyzuser" and then use su -l to get root access.

But how do I transfer files?

Any suggestions?

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Why is the apache tag here? You never mention Apache in the question. Why doesn't scp foo bar baz xyzuser@ubuntu_host:/foo/bar work? –  sarnold Dec 15 '11 at 2:52

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If you have an ftp server, you can upload the files through ftp.

You could use an NFS share too - it's easy to setup with a /etc/exports file.

If your server runs Windows, you can have a Samba server setup with a shared folder or connect to a shared folder using smbclient.

You could host your files on your local web server and have the server 'pull' the file using wget.

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