SCP (Secure Copy) is a secure protocol based on SSH used for transferring files between computers.

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Best way to transfer files from Windows to Windows via Internet

I’m looking for the best way to transfer files from my computer to another person’s computer. We both use Windows and I can use some external programs like TeamViewer for file transfers but I found ...
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Log in using SSH without password

On my server, I've got openssh-server and a special account without password. I'm creating a shell script, that must be used without user input. For example $(ssh dummyUser@dummy.com) I need script ...
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Is there a windows batch command that can copy files from a Linux server to my local machine?

I have been using the following SCP command: SET cfolder=c:\temp\%currentdate% scp -r username@servername.com:/opt/logs/test.log %cfolder%\test_K1B.log The problem with the above is that it keeps ...
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How to scp-and-ssh with specifying host twice?

I frequently do this kind of thing: scp somefile me@host:/some/path ssh me@host Typing out me@host twice can be irksome. We (or at least bash) can grab that last argument with !:$, but that ...
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SFTP, SCP, Secure Webdav: which is the most suitable?

currently, I am hosting a webdav share setup in order to store files I need anywhere I am. It is available via HTTPS. Things are that I do not need all the HTTP machinery -i.e. my nginx http server ...
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Bash: How to copy a file to multiple SSH servers all of which are specified in a list text file?

I have a file (lets say "thisfile.sh" for example) I would like to copy to multiple servers (of which some may require password authentication) at once upon launching my bash file, presumedly with ...
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I installed Ubuntu on my parents computer. Besides SCP, is there a lazy way to drag and drop movies from my computer to theirs?

I installed Ubuntu on my parents computer. Besides SCP, is there a lazy way to drag and drop movies from my computer to theirs? Should I use a virtual desktop? maybe a nautilus plugin or maybe scp ...
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Can't copy paste folder, connection lost

I want to transfer a folder to another folder. Below is my command scp /home/web/domains/site.com/public_html/sql/months root@54.84.145.22:/home/web/domains/site.com/public_html/sql/months2 While ...
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How do I download a file from server to my d drive folder?

How do I download a file from server to my D:\mydocument? scp /var/www/joomla/sql/rt_head_includes.php root@202.xx.xx.xx:D:\mydocument
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Copy file from server to computer using scp

I use the srcipt below to download a file but no file is downloaded. scp /var/www/joomla/sql/rt_head_includes.php root@202.xx.xx.xx:D:\mydocument What's wrong with the script?
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Copy all searched files from remote to local

I have mounted remote server location "www.blah.com/tmp" to my local machine at /mount/remote. Now when I do this $ cd /mount/remote then $ find . -name CRASH* -print It prints the respective ...
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scp ssh: connect to host 10.0.0.109 port 22: No route to host lost connection

I use SCP command on Linux Debian to transfer a file to my colleague via LAN. But I encounter the problem: $ scp filename.file username@10.0.0.109:/tmp ssh: connect to host 10.0.0.109 port 22: No ...
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Linux: Continuously synchronize files, one way

Scenario: An IDE is set up on a Linux desktop box, editing PHP files locally. Every time I save a file, I want this change to appear on the linux server where Apache is running. The server has ssh ...
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Retrieving files from VirtualBox on Mac (scp or…?)

I am able to get files from my local machine to my virtual machine by doing: scp -P 2222 myfilepath/myfile.csv vmuser@vmhost:/vmfilepath/ I edited this file, and now I would like to do the reverse. ...
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dropbear dbclient + scp, equivalent to openssh “-oStrictHostKeyChecking”

Using dropbear's dbclient and scp implementation, is there a way to get the same behavior produced by openssh when using the scp option "-oStrictHostKeyChecking=no". In other words, can I make ...
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Can I copy files via scp to specific folder in Windows?

I know I can copy file in "local" folder through command scp ubnt@192.168.1.20:/tmp/system.cfg /home/hp/backup/192.168.1.20/ but I'd like to copy this file to folder e.g.: C:\backup\192.168.20\ ...
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How to SCP from linux server to Windows client

I'm SSHing into a Linux machine using PuTTY and trying to copy a file down somewhere (anywhere) to my local machine. I figure SCP is the best candidate for the job but don't really care, so long as ...
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scp files between hosts using ssh local port forwarding

I have a problem about transferring files between hosts. Lab environment is like: My host <-> Host A <-> Host B I only have access to Host A and I want to transfer files to Host B. Host A has ...
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Can't scp file from local to remote host - Permission denied

I have trying to copy some files from local machine to remote host. root@local:~$ scp /var/www/html/file.php root@remote_host:/var/www/html/test/ The result is scp: /var/www/html/test: ...
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scp from ubuntu virtual machine under Windows 7: connect refused

This question is similar to Virtual Box ssh not working on Virtual Box Ubuntu machine. I actually got ssh to work, but now I want to transfer a file from my local machine to the remote machine using ...
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Is there a way to tell if a file is done copying?

The scenario is this: Machine A has files I want to copy to Machine C. Machine A can't access C directly, but can access Machine B that can access Machine C. I am using scp to copy from Machine A to ...
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input/output error while copying PNG files from linux server to desktop using scp in cygwin

I am trying to copy some png files from linux server onto my local desktop running windows 7. I am trying to copy the files with cygwin using the scp command. I do not get any syntax errors but all my ...
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Can I make scp ask before overwriting an existing file?

Is there a possibility (man scp didn't reveal any) to make scp interactive like cp -i? That is, scp asks, if the target exists, if it may overwrite it? If yes, does it work locally and remote? If ...
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SCP Transfer in Mac the result is LS_COLORS='';

I'm having trouble copying files via scp it says LS_COLORS. Here is the result: Jehcys-MacBook:~ jehcyadorna$ scp jason@lvlivefeed1.com:/var/www/html/FamilyHelpNetworkUSA.com/images ~/Desktop/ ...
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Logging in to ssh doesn't ask for password, but scp does

I am logging in to my (Rackspace) server using ssh via putty where it doesn't prompt for a password. But using the same IP if I transfer files via scp, I am prompted for a password. How could I ...
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How to make a local tar file of a remote directory

This link describes how to copy tarred files to minimise the amount of date sent over the network. I am trying to do something slightly different. I have a number of remote files on different ...
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Running SCP through PHP does not yield same result as CMD

I have a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation running an MSSQL server and PHP. My goal is to replicate tables from the MSSQLdatabase to a Debian Wheezy MySQL database. I have successfully ...
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“WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!” constantly occurring, even *after* deleting known_hosts

As per title, lately I started getting the error "WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!" after I set up a new server in AWS. I'm on OSX Yosemite (10.10.3) I'm aware of nearly all the ...
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chroot: failed to run command ‘/bin/bash’:

I am trying to modify a kernel image before using it for qemu. I am trying to add a compiled binary to the image. I am using 64 bit Linux 14.02. What I am doing is, linaro-media-create --image_file ...
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Send file from windows local host to remote server via ssh

How can I send any file from a windows local host to a remote server via ssh? If possible, using only shell command line.
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how to copy a file from linux to windows with scp command?

I would like copy a backup file from image vmware linux to windows but I don't know how to process it? I tried: scp /source/backup.tar.gz admin@x.x.x.x:/c:\ProgrammefilesC:\Documentsand ...
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How can I do ssh or scp without restarting the sshd service

I had a problem related to ssh about a week back -- Ssh/Ping Problems in Mac Yosemite through wifi but not ethernet. I was able to solve the problem. However, now I am facing another problem, where I ...
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scp between two remote hosts from my (third) pc

I have two remote hosts. host1-> 10.3.0.1 host2-> 10.3.0.2 Both run an ssh server. The ssh server listens on port 22 in host1 and on port 6969 in host2. Now, using my local machine, I need to copy ...
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scp checks existence in the wrong order

I've just come across a what I think is an odd behavior in scp. Consider the following: root@box:~$ scp foo.txt root@example.com: root@example.com's password: foo.txt: No such file or directory I ...
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SCP - The authenticity of host can't be established (But cant enter anything at prompt)

In windows 7 command prompt I enter: scp -W Scp\password.txt -P 22 xxxx@xxxx.xxxx.com:/home/xxxx/xxxx/xxxxxxx.csv After this I get the message: Do you want to trust this new host key and ...
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Copying remote file to a specified path on local desktop using scp

I was trying to copy a file from remote server using SCP but its giving the following error. bash-3.2$ scp username@server:main.php C:\main.php ssh: Could not resolve hostname C: hostname nor ...
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Cygwin: scp/ssh is slow

I'm using rdiff-backup for backuping my data. Since some machines are using Windows I installed sshd and rdiff-backup with cygwin there. The backup works but is pretty slow. I then did some testing ...
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SCP from Windows using the colon-inclusive full path

I'm trying to run SCP on my Windows box through a batch file. I want to do something like: scp "C:\myfile.txt" user@host:path Of course scp thinks that "C" is my source host and "\myfile.txt" is ...
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Copy remote logfile over 2 hop SSH sessions, without the need for keying passwords

I wish to get logfile from a remotePC via a gatewayServer to my local PC without keying passwords. The gateway server used acctA@gatewayServer. The remote PC used acctB@remotePC. I have setup the SSH ...
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How to specify ssh key for use with Gigolo for temporary session?

I can't determine any way to specify an identity key file in gigolo. I have had success using ssh config to associate a keyfile with a name and connect to that name with gigolo, however this is too ...
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CentOs 6, rsync/scp of big file stop at 40% (2.4G)

I'm trying to download from the remote server to local laptop a big file (~5G), but the download stops at 40% of the size (2.4G). I'm using this rsync command: rsync --bwlimit=1200 -rh --progress ...
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How to send a file to another computer with bash script?

I know that you could use sftp to send a file, from the command line - but I don't know how to do this in a .sh file. Is there a way to do this is one line, or many lines, as long as it's possible in ...
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Check for a failed copy with scp

Is it possible in my code to verify if the file is well copied or not ? ssh -t root@$machine -x "sshpass -p 'ubuntu' scp -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no -o UserKnownHostsFile=/dev/null /home/MyFile.txt ...
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Multi hop SSH with certificate on bastion server

I have this situtation: my local machine a login server (with token implementation) a set of machines accessible only with another authentication from login server (token implementation too) this ...
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How to copy from 1 computer to another computer with Linux shell commands?

I want to copy a file (home/remote_computer_user/Desktop/test1.txt) from my remote office computer (a permanent URL + open port) to my home computer (home/home_computer_user/Downloads/). How can I do ...
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Scp over a proxy with one command from local machine?

I have my local.machine, the proxy.machine and target.machine. local.machine doesn't have direct contact with target.machine, but needs to go through proxy.machine. I want to scp a file from ...
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How can I copy multiple files over scp in one command?

I have to transport a lot of files from one PC to another (both Linux). I would like to use scp for that, but scp only allows for transferring one file at a time. How can I do this? I have No ...
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Authentication with ssh and scp works but not WinSCP

I have a Ubuntu server with 3 user accounts (root, user1, user2). user1 has access via WinSCP, scp and ssh. No problems here. Then I've created another user2 but with this user I can't access the ...
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How can I have very large files/directories copied from one host to another “offline”?

I intend getting a vps server real soon for some of the resource-intensive sites I manage. I live in a country where 1Mb/s internet speed is a luxury and constant uninterrupted electricity, a myth. ...
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scp + copy the same links

Why does the scp command not copy links from the local computer to the other? scp -rp dir linux:/dir_target How can I copy the links when in the source directory I have both files and links?