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

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Automated file transfer using challenge-response authentication method [duplicate]

Doing SCP to a remote server to put the files. While we do that, we need to authenticate to the remote server using the challenge-response authentication method where we have a separate authentication ...
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Issues using scp to copy a file in Unix

I have a script where i need to get the cksum of the files in a directory from another host. I was able to do ssh to another host and create the file.txt. what i need to do now is to scp the file ...
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scp whole folder recursivly while using sshpass

I am aware of this answer How to scp a folder from remote to local? But when I try to join it with sshpass the results is that inside /Users/andi/media it will start creating also recursive copy of ...
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Permission denied (publickey) error when using scp

I had created 3 linux instances on the Amazon EC2 cloud without a passphrase for the private key. I had stored the private key in a file id_rsa in one of my instances(the master) to allow it to ssh ...
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scp returns a content of PATH variable instead of working

I can't make scp work anymore. I enter in my terminal: scp myfile user@ip_address:/Users/user/myfile It asks me my password and having entered that, it displays this line without copying ...
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Copying multiple files on linux

I have a linux machine with folders named numerically. How can I securely copy ranges of these folders to another server? The source machine runs tcsh, the target bash. At the moment, from the ...
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How can I resume a broken SFTP download in Window 7 console?

In my Windows 7 console, I can download file from SFTP with the command d://putty//pscp -P 22 root@serverip:/root/movie c://movie How can I resume a broken download in Window 7 cmd console when ...
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Download system file with PermitRootLogin no

I have a remote server with root and regular user access to it, however the direct root access is forbidden using PermitRootLogin no in the ssh configuration file. So I'm left with no option to ...
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Is there a simple way to automatically send through scp any file modified in a folder to a remote folder?

Put it simply: I have a folder full of files and subfolders with more files. I would like to have a mirror of that folder in a remote server so anytime a file is modified on my machine it gets ...
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How to scp without password prompt without storing private key

Here is my current setup: Connect to a Ubuntu server (Let's call this the server) from Windows Do something interesting. Send files from server 1 to another Ubuntu box (the box). I used to store ...
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Codeblocks - upload binary to server after compilation

I'm running Debian 7.6 on VirtualBox and I also have a Debian VPS. Is there any way to setup Code::blocks to automatically scp the binary after compilation to my VPS?
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Error EOF using pscp to transfer files to windows server

I am using pscp to transfer files from my computer to a windows server but it doesn't work. here is the command I'm using and the result pscp -v -scp file_test.txt LOGIN@HOST_ADDRESS:C:.\ Looking ...
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Perform scp-then-ssh in one connection

Both at work and at home I tend to do the following very often: $ scp "SomeScriptIJustCreatedOrModified.sh" some-server: $ ssh some-server ./SomeScriptIJustCreatedOrModified.sh arguments And ...
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SCP error 'unable to open'

So, I set up a SSH server (freeSSH, win7) and can connect to it just fine with PuTTY. I then tried to use pscp to transfer a file (foobar.txt, from client to server). I cd-ed to the dir pscp.exe was ...
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How to scp across two ssh

I have three computers HOME, WORK and SERVER and I am connected from HOME to SERVER by: ssh -t <WORKusername>@<WORK> ssh -p23456 <SERVERusername>@localhost I need to transfer the ...
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How to check for incoming SCP connections on Linux?

I want to view if any SCP connections are coming to my Linux machine. How can I view those?
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crontab is not working

I am using Linux Fedora. I want to create a crontab with SCP command, but it's not working. [shiv@db2 ~]$ crontab -l #this is server to server copy... */2 * * * * date >> ~/$ scp ...
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Using SSH only & not SCP

I am trying to make a script to backup Netscreen Firewall config with following code: plink -ssh -pw %%C %username%@%%B get config > "%DESTDIR%%TIMESTAMP%\%%A.cfg" Where "get config" is the ...
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Retrieve secure copy in UNIX?

Is there a way to retrieve a secure copy in UNIX? Why would I need to do this? Because I can login to a remote machine from my local machine, but not the other way around. So I need to retrieve a ...
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Using scp to transfer files to an android device

SSHDroid lets an android device function as an ssh server. vSSH is an ssh client for android devices. I have a file on a remote server that I want to transfer to my android device over ssh, only ...
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sftp scp can not work , result in network down

root@6-2:/root> scp 1.pcap yqiu@10.xx.xx.xx:~ yqiu@10.xx.xx.xx's password: 1.pcap 0% 0 0.0KB/s --:-- ETA I use scp to ...
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Unable to scp from remote to local Mac

I have gone over SU and SO posts looking for a way to get this to work, but I'm about to put up my hands and stick with a GUI. I want to scp a ZIP file from a remote server to my local machine. I can ...
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Why is it slower to transfer small files over the Internet

I'm using scp to transfer files from one host to another over the Internet. Assuming that the transfer speed is 2Mb/s, it takes around 1.5 seconds to send 3Mb size between 2 hosts. However, if the ...
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Upload to SSH in XMODEM manner?

I know I can use scp command and copy any file whenever I can come with ssh client. But let see in more detail. Suppose I have ALREADY logged in with ssh client. This means that I have ALREADY ...
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transferring files with spaces in them with putty's pscp

I tried the following to no avail: pscp -load test username username@domain.tld:"file name.ext" "file name.ext" pscp -load test username "username@domain.tld:file name.ext" "file name.ext" pscp ...
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Why is scp copying more bytes than it should

I'm copying the Xcode.app from one computer to another using scp and it seems to have copied more than the file size and it's still copying. It 4.94GB (I didn't compress it), but nettop on the ...
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VM file transfer to local machine

I have a VM running on my machine. I want to copy a file over to my machine that is currently running the VM. I was wondering how I can get this file on my local machine.
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pscp and UTF-8 characters

I'm having trouble copying files with UTF-8 characters using pscp on Windows. I'm using command line for that and following command: chcp 65001 pscp -scp -p -pw {pass} -batch ...
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Download a text file with scp

I have tried scp -i ~/awscredentials/govindsinghnagarkoti.pem ubuntu@XX.XXX.XXX.XXX:/server/error.txt. but it is giving usage: scp [-12346BCpqrv] [-c cipher] [-F ssh_config] [-i identity_file] ...
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Quickest way to upload to a server?

I am looking for a way to upload a large file (1gb) to a server. So far I have used scp, nc and sftp. Initially I start with a nice upload speed of around 2 mbps, but this quickly slows down to around ...
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how to save the output of scp command?

I want to save the output of scp command each a laps of time, in fact we i make scp --debug , I see the progressive rate of transferring file . I want to save each time (1s exp) the output of the ...
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How can I run `make` and retrieve the binary from a remote host without `ssh`ing twice?

I'm working on a project for which I don't have the toolchain configured on my own machine and I'm thus developing remotely. My workflow right now looks as follows: open the remote project directory ...
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delivery order of multiple files in SCP

I want to push multiple files from node x to node y in such a way that they arrive at the destination in the lexical order of their timestamp extensions. Examples: a.20140508120001, ...
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FileZilla stomps all over rbash and scponly

Pretty straightforward question: I've got a stock Ubuntu install on a server and I'm trying to only allow certain users to scp files to their own home directories. I read up on rbash and scponly for ...
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scp files between hosts through intermediate

I have access to 3 machines, A, B, and C. The only possible (ssh) connections are: A -> B A -> C I need to get files from B to C, I can only scp the files from A to B (on A: scp remote local), and ...
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Unrar local files to remote server

I have two Linux servers, one which has several RAR files and another empty one. I would like to extract the archives and move the content to Server 2. The problem is: I do not have enough storage to ...
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scp without leaving ssh

I happily use both ssh and scp. Quite often I am in an ssh session and I'd like to retrieve a file from my machine and put it in the directory I'm currently in without having to open a new terminal ...
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Preserve ctime with SCP

How can I copy a file using SCP while preserving ctime (modification time)? I have a folder on my Mac (OS 10.8), and the results of ls -l and ls -lc are the same. $ ls -l total 0 drwxr-xr-x 9 ...
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Best way to duplicate Linux server

My company has an old CentOS 5 system that we need to duplicate for testing. I'm running dd on 2 of the partitions which are small and saving them to /home, but the /home partition can't save to ...
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ssh proxycommand equivalent on server

Lets say we have three machines me, proxy, server I would like to have an ssh connection to server, so normally I would do me$ ssh proxy proxy$ ssh server server$ # and here we are ssh proxy ...
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SCP is very slow

I am renting dedicated server in a leaseweb and trying to transfer tar files from leaseweb's server to my HOME NAS, but the problem is - max upload speed i get is 180kb/sec, though when i try to ...
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scp doesn't work when my .bashrc is echoing to console

Ok, so I have used linux for a long time but this is the weirdest thing I have encountered in a long time. Maybe I just don't do a lot of scp so probably missing something simple here. So in my ...
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different commands for file copy linux

I'm doing my first steps in working with linux, and my googling for this question didn't work out. So, I might be asking the wrong question, but I'll even THAT would be a helpful response. We're ...
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Unable to send files via SCP

I tried using the scp command with the -i option to transfer the file from local machine to remote EC2 instance: Akhis-Macbook-Pro:~ aswinakhilesh$ sudo scp -i Mykey.pem FileA ...
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Using wildcards in scp command

I have a bash script which copies several files to a remote server using scp. This script works fine but now I need to add a file that contains a wildcard in the name and i have a problem with it. ...
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SCP and SSH connect, but FileZilla and CyberDuck can't

I'm on a Mac. I'm trying to connect to a remote Ubuntu server. I can successfully connect to it using ssh and scp commands in the shell. For example: $ scp -i ~/Projects/keys/foo.pem foo_config.ini ...
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Copy file from local host to remote host

This answer must exist somewhere as it's so basic, but I can't find it. I have a file on my local computer that I want to copy to a remote host. I know how to use scp, but if I do it from my local ...
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Tab Completion Broken on SCP with OpenSSH 1:6.2p2-6ubuntu0.1

Here is my scenario: I want to transfer ~/foo.txt to a server aoneill@bar. I start typing in my command line: aoneill@aoneill-Laptop:~$ scp fo At this point I hit <tab> to complete the file ...
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scp from remote server to local computer?

Ok, very very basic and simple question, but I'm a bit confused. After ssh'ing to remote server, I want to transfer a file back to my computer... The syntax is simple, of course: scp ./foo ...
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SCP using SSH config?

I'm looking to SCP a file on a remote host which I usually would SSH into. I have a config file setup when I SSH which saves alot of time and typing. I'm trying to do something similar for SCP in that ...