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

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Why does cygwin's scp set the permssions to 000 when copying to Linux?

When I'm copying files from my Windows box to a Linux box using cygwin's scp, the permissions come out as 000. This doesn't happen when I copy from Linux to Linux, so I'm thinking it's related to some ...
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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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Command-line scp doesn't use case-insensitive autocomplete

Auto-completing filenames (by pressing TAB after first characters of the filenames have been written) is case-sensitive both on my Ubuntu 13.04 box and on my Debian Squeeze box, when I use scp. I ...
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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 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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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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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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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 from remote Linux system to Windows

I'm on ssh accessing my user account at school. I'm trying to download a particular file from my linux account to my current windows file system that Im on right now. Can i use scp? If yes Id really ...
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lftp mget equivalent for put?

Reading this answer, it seems an awesome way of transferring a ton of tiny files between two remote machines is lftp's mget command. However, I'm using two machines without root access, and only the ...
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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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Need to transfer multiple large files with strong tolerance to delay and intermittency

I need to transfer a directory of large files (~1.5G each) from my laptop at locations with variable intermittent connectivity and high round-trip delay (e.g. From hotels in Asia to servers in ...
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SCP recursive file transfer order

Wondering whether it's possible to specify a sort order when transferring files with scp. For example: $ scp -r "user@host:/path/to/download/" . [... files download in a seemingly random order ...] ...
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Linux to Windows (OpenSSH) directory bindings

I've got OpenSSH working on a windows machine and have been able to successfully connect from Linux to Windows and vice-versa. I need to know how Linux paths are linked to windows while using scp. ...
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Rsync very slow

I have just setup a Debian server for backup of Windows PCs. I am currently testing various methods including: rsync (using Deltacopy on Windows), SMB via Samba and scp. Currently rsync (without SSH ...
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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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Executing System call in PHP to run SCP asks for password, every time, even though SSH key is set up

So I am creating a PHP script that uploads an image from my local environment to a remote server. I have my SSH keys set up on both ends and if I simply execute the scp command in terminal it ...
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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 certain files only

I am trying to copy changed files to godaddy via ssh. Godaddy is terrible and so they of course do not allow rsync. I can use scp, but I really only want to copy changed files. I don't think this is ...
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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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rsync not skipping untouched files

I transferred about 300GB of files with scp from one server to another. Sadly I forgot the -r option, so part of the files that were in subdirectories were not copied. I verified that the files that ...
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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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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 ...
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can a locally executed script run commands on the remote server?

I've been experimenting with a patching process for deploying files to a webserver. At the moment I'm using scp to get the zipped directory structure onto the webserver and then cp -rf --backup=t ...
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.zip file got corrupted while scp through 2 linux servers

A .zip file was copied by scp command from a Linux server to another Linux server and the zip file got corrupted and showed the following message. "Unzipping the list file failed. Unexpected end of ...
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Detecting reasons for scp of glob failing

I am scp-ing some files from a remote host in a script. I want to know if anything fails, most commonly due to permissions issues. The files being copied belong to a different user and sometimes the ...
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scp through intermediate server

I need to copy a file from a computer I can only access via SSHing into an intermediate computer. Home -> server.com -> cluster.com I'm trying to copy from cluster.com to home. I can ssh from ...
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scp not working well in 100mbps LAN

I have a compile environment that scps files to a target machine after they have been built over the LAN. Initially this was working well but after several builds, deploys, and reboots, it has become ...
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SCP - “not a directory” - What am I doing wrong?

On my remote server I have a file named .bash_profile, that file has nothing inside. I wish to copy a local copy (with something inside) to the remote destination. (overwrite) So I do: scp ...
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scp'ing multiple files in one pass - to multiple destinations on one target server?

I would like to scp about a half dozen files in a couple directories to the same directories on a target machine. Without utilizing ssh keys, is this possible in one call? For example: scp ...
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SCP server for windows server 2003

Is there any SCP server implementation for windows server 2003? My use case is to get files from windows server 2003 machine using SCP.
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SSH shell on a multicore supercomputer [closed]

I created a program on my 2 core laptop and I want to verify how my program performs when more than 2 cores are available for processing. Do anybody knows any free (or cheap) service where I can ...
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SSH as Normal User --> SU --> SCP as Root

I'm on a Win7 box connecting to a linux server. From reading: http://winscp.net/eng/docs/faq_su it looks like I need to open my SCP connections as the particular user. When I connect via SSH, I can ...
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What's a reliable command-line Linux app for SFTP uploading?

I have to upload a large number of files via SFTP. I need a command-line app to do this on Linux CentOS 6. Yes, I've searched on Google and haven't found any that are reliable. I tried to use scp ...
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Can I tell if I'm in an scp session in my .bashrc?

Inside my .bashrc, I'm doing a bunch of magic that causes problems when I'm trying to do an scp. The solution I've been going with is to manually ssh to the target machine, disable my .bashrc, do the ...
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How to transfer files using WinSCP console from a remote Windows 8 Server to a Linux server?

I am currently connected to a windows server. I installed winscp on it. I run the winscp and connect to a linux server. Now on the GUI of the winscp, i clicked the console, and use the scp command. ...
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How can I share files over internet between Windows 7 and Linux? [closed]

I want to continuously write small media files (150-200 kb) from a windows 7 desktop machine behind a home LAN to a Debian Linux server in a data center over the internet. The system will remain in ...
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What do I have to do to make this file not public?

I am trying to SCP some files to an AWS server. However, when I type in my command, it tells me that I am permission denied (publickey). I have chmod 400 ed the key, like Amazon said to. What more do ...
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How to automatically enter user password when prompted by terminal

If I am working in a terminal that is currently SSH logged in to a remote server user@node, and I want to transfer a file from local to that same server, I will run: scp ...
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Is it possible to connect these machines with ssh tunnels or another mechanism?

I am physically on a machine that is behind a firewall and cannot be ssh'd into. Let's call that PC. PC can connect out to two machines, one on AWS and one that is part of a vpn connection, call ...
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Slow SCP tranfers over IPv6 VPN IPSec which has IPv4 private subnets

I have 2 hosts connected with IPv6 VPN. I am using IPv4 internal addresses for machines connected internally and use subnets addressed for these in ipv4. When a host wants to scp a 1 Gig file pull ...
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cygwin cygdrive paths and Windows Command Prompt

I'm having a weird issue with cygwin acting inconsistently between installations, specifically scp. I have c:\cygwin\bin in my Windows PATH in both cases. When I run the following command from a ...
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SCP not working in CRON job, only manually

I have a script on a remote server (bServer) which SSH's to a central server (let's call it cServer) and kicks a script which further SSH's to 2 other servers (server13 / server14). A script is run on ...