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

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Copy files from Solaris to redhat via SCP command run on RedHat console

I have to copy several GB of little files (from few bytes to < 1MB). These files resides on a file system of a Solaris system. No rsync and rdiff software is available on Solaris and cannot be ...
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WinSCP screws up line breaks in files – how do avoid?

I'm getting pretty sick of how WinSCP screws up line breaks. this is line 1 this is line 2 Gets turned into this is line 1 this is line 2 I could just use FileZilla for FTP and Putty for SCP (I ...
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How to know which user removes other users files in same group in my CentOS server?

I have found out that there is a anonymous user in my CentOS server that removes some files that they have write and execution permissions for that group, So I am searching for who is performing this ...
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Are there other commands like scp but for deleting files and folders?

I am using scp to copy stuff to a remote location. But sometimes scp does not work as expected, I have found that sometimes the copy does not complete properly (possibly when I have added new files to ...
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Exclude lines that have duplicate words between delimiters

I have a folder structure that has been (badly) maintained by a number of automated jobs. One of the side effects of these jobs appear to be that it creates duplicate folder names (and subsequently ...
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Information to the snippet: “scp user@hostb:file user@hostc:”

Suppose you have root access in an unknown server. You want to copy a file from the server to your local machine. Source of the snippet in the title. Challenge: copy to a file from the unknown ...
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How to retrieve files to local machine when logged in to SSH?

I know that you can grab files with scp like this: scp user@remote_machine:/path/to/source /path/to/destination However, I'd like to know if there is an easier way to do this, when I'm already ...
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How can I copy a file from the machine I'm ssh'd into? [duplicate]

I use my own laptop running Ubuntu to ssh to my school server (which is running another Linux distribution). I do my assignments remotely like this, but I have an habit of putting all my files on ...
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Why my HostOnly adapter stopped working on my virtualbox guest and I cannot connect to it?

Basically my setup is: Windows 7 laptop with VirtualBox with Centos6 installed. I have 2 adapters enabled on guest: 1 NAT for internet access and 1 HostOnly to connect to this machine (for e.g. scp ...
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Differential copy from Windows to Linux

Is there any way to do differential copies of a directory from Windows to Linux over ssh, sftp, scp, or similar? Preferably not rsync since they are all cygwin based and force you to use the ...
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An attempt to scp a file I can read returns the error, “No such file or directory”

I'm trying to scp (secure copy) a file from a remote server to my local machine. The command I am using is this: scp user@server:/path/to/source/file.gz /path/to/destination But the error I get is ...
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scp/rsync through a SSH gateway using authorized_keys

My Network layout is similar to the diagram in this post (SCP through SSH gateway connection). With respect to the answer by Ash Vince in that post, I am would like to know if it is possible to ...
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Copy data from a remote Linux box to my Windows desktop

I use Putty to login to the remote server and then set the environment and change the path to a particular directory. Now from this dir, I need to copy a folder to my desktop which is Windows? How ...
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bash: adding a common string to files found with wildcards

I'm wondering if there is a way to rename a wide range of files that are found using wildcard patterns. For example, say I want to scp all files that match a certain pattern, but append a string to ...
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why is WinSCP so slow

the interface is handy but the file transfer rate is freakishly slow compared to pscp or scp in my VM on the same windows machine. i'm only getting about 17kb/s when my overall connection speed can go ...
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Unstable Network Connection in local network (Debian Wheezy)

I encounter serious network problems for a Cubietruck mini-PC in my local network. I am using a Debian Wheezy Image on the device, which works fine except that the network connection within my local ...
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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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scp files via intermediate host

I have access to 3 machines, A, B, and C. The only possible (ssh) connections are: A -> B B <-> C I need to get files from A to C, so I could scp the files from A to B, and then scp them ...
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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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How do I transfer a file to my server using PuTTY?

when calling SCP in PuTTY on my Win7 box, it doesn't let me use C:/, but I also have no idea where on my local machine it will look for files by default. None of program directory or user directory ...
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Using SCP or SFTP with my ssh config file?

Perhaps my google-foo is failing me here... I'd like to connect and upload a mysql dump file via terminal using SFTP or SCP to my remote server using my ssh config file. According to documentation ...
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SSH working but SCP permission denied using the same password

I can successfully SSH into my remote sever (amazon web services if that matters, I'm on a mac) using ssh -i mykey.pem ubuntu@??.??.??.??? But when I try to use scp scp -i test.php mykey.pem ...
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CentOS bashrc function to email on login

I've a system setup where an email is sent on a user login (line from .bashrc): printf "user details, ip etc" | mail -s "[LOGIN NOTICE] `hostname` - `whoami`" <admin>@<domain>.co.uk ...
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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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How to evaluate environment remote variables in SCP?

Is there a way to have environment variables on a remote host evaluated when using SCP? For instance, let's say I have $FOO= /mydir on host A; how would I do something like: scp ...
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Transfer file from server to home computer via another server

I have a text file on the server (Linux) at work and now I am at home. I am a PuTTY user. To connect to the server from home I have to connect to another server and then by SSH to the main server ...
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scp no such file

I'm on mac osx getting a file from a remote server. I run the following command: scp remoteusername@remotehostip:/home/username/file.tar ./Users/localusername/Documents/specialdir I get the ...
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Copy file from remote host to another with scp/ssh tunnel

I want to copy a file from a remote host (remote1) to another remote host (remote2) via my local machine. I can only establish ssh connections from this local machine to either of the two remotes. ...
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Unable to use scp with a bash alias

This code does not work: scp ~/Desktop/favicon.ico nameOfBashAlias:/public_html/mySite/templates/blog/ The alias is: alias nameOfBashAlias='ssh myUsername@11.11.11.111' How do I solve this ...
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How can I transfer files from UNIX to Windows?

I want to transfer a file from a UNIX server to a Windows 2003 Server, so I downloaded copssh onto the Windows server, and openssh is already installed on the UNIX server. When I execute the ...
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Using scp to transfer a .txt file list of files

I have 1.6 million files on server A, and only about 20k of them need to get to server B. The destination, server B, is on GoDaddy shared hosting, so I'm just about limited to scp for transferring ...
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cp: cannot stat : No such file or directory

I am getting an error when I try to copy a file from my local computer to a remote server. I get the same error whether I use cp or scp. Here is my input at the resulting error: ...
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How to perform remote JBOSS debugging to AWS (Amazon Web Services)

Our service provider setup an environment to host our website in AWS (Amazon Web Services). The website is running on JBOSS. We enabled remote debugging in JBOSS by putting: JAVA_OPTS="$JAVA_OPTS ...
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Can't ping my own computer from my server

I've setup an AWS server, and I can ssh into it from my home computer and everything acts normally. On the server, I can ping to any external website (i.e. google, cnn, reddit), but I can't ping my ...
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scp all files ending '-123.jpg' - recursion, spaces, wildcards …

There's too much going on for me to get my noobie head around here. I'm wanting to download all files that end -123.jpg from a multitude of nested directories on a remote server. Some of these ...
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Resume SCP download when using .pem file with rsync

I have a large file to down form a ssh server, however the connection keeps cutting out. I know that rsync can be used to resume the download however I can not find how to do this when I am using a ...
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Copy multiple sources to multiple destinations simultaneously

Suppose I need to copy files ~/path/to/file to user@remote:/path/to/file ~/path/to/another/file to user@remote:/path/to/another/file ~/path/alternative to user@remote:/path/alternative Is there is ...
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Copy text file from a isolated server

I have a linux remote machine which is isolated from the rest of the world. To access to it I have first to connect via ssh to a gateway. When connecting to the gateway I have no prompt, but I must ...
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Best way to copy millions of files between 2 servers

I have roughly around 5 million small (5-30k) files in a single directory that I would like to copy to another machine on the same gigabit network. I tried using rsync, but it would slow down to a ...
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How can I copy-paste a directory from my computer to another computer using ssh?

Watching this video I have learned how to copy-paste from an external computer to my computer using ssh by doing scp name@IPadress :/what/I/want/to/copyPaste Now, my goal is to do the opposite, ...
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Any faster scp or rsync?

How can I transfer a large file quickly, when I don't really require a secure connection? Often I would like to copy a large file from local machine to remote machine. The file does not already ...
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How can I scp a file across two servers in one line? [duplicate]

I'm using Mac 10.9.5 and bash shell. In our environment, we have to go through a proxy (a CentOS machine) to SSH properly into a destination machine (another CentOS machine). What I would like to do ...
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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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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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Map remote drive in Windows over SSH

Does anyone know of a good (hopefully free) tool that can be used to map a Linux server accessible over SSH/SCP as a Windows network drive? EDIT: SFTP not supported EDIT2: Windows File Sharing/Samba ...
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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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How to continue scp transfer from last file

I was transferring large files using scp, but I got this error: write failed: Broken pipe lost connection. Now I need to re-launch scp but tell it to continue from where it left off. I looked into ...
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scp “lost connection” but ssh works fine

A server I can ssh into fine has begun refusing to scp. $ scp ~/tmp/foo user@some.example.com:~/tmp/ lost connection With scp -v -v I can see the connection succeeds and the transfer appears to ...
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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 ...