Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have access to server only via RDC, and I was wondering if is it possible to upload file to it via command line? I've got application that only can be run on the server, and modyfing some files and send it to server via typical RDC client is to slow. So maybe I could do this via command line to make this faster?

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Jan 6 '12 at 5:38

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

    
Robocopy or XCopy will not work? –  Kane Jan 5 '12 at 9:54
    
@Kane: It sounds like they don't have arbitrary IP connectivity to the server, but rather can only use the Remote Desktop protocol / client. –  Evan Anderson Jan 6 '12 at 5:45
add comment

1 Answer 1

If the Remote Desktop file sharing functionality (aka the File System Virtual Channel) isn't working fast enough for you your best hope is going to be find some other protocol to transfer the files via. Whether or not you're using a command-line tool is really irrelevant to the speed.

Assuming the remote server isn't prevented from doing so by firewall rules you might consider hosting a server on the Internet that you can transfer files to / from using a protocol like WebDAV or secure copy (SCP). If you're not permitted to make outbound requests from the server at all, though, you're probably out of luck. I'd talk to the administrator and see if you can work out an agreeable solution.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.