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Why does my local network transfer speed decrease with larger files?

Short version: I have a Linux server (RHEL5) and a Windows 7 Professional laptop on a local wired network. Copying large files to the server gets gradually slower until it stops completely. Long ...
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6answers
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Secure file transfer in linux without SSH?

First thing i want to apologize if this question is silly or something...i just tried to research but it seems to be a bit hard to find exactly what i want in Google ! [or i'm not smart enough to find ...
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file transfer with ssh pipe; without scp

Scenario: I'm having about hundred odd text files which are compressed as .gz. They need to be transferred to a remote server. I do not want to use scp. Both, linux servers. my requirement/my idea: I ...
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Fast Internet Backup

We wish to install some servers in a remote datacentre to act as a backup storage location for our primary datacentre. Assuming that both sites will have GigE connectivity, what is the best method to ...
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Use scp to copy a file to different servers

I have to copy a file to different servers almost every day. What I usually do is: scp filename user@destinationhost:/destination/folder I run this same command changing the destination host over ...
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3answers
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How to avoid stalled scp transfer when tunneling through a gateway over ssh?

I'm try to transfer a large (1GB+) file from one machine to another, but I have to tunnel through a gateway in between. I'm able to transfer small files just fine. However, with the big file, the ...
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2answers
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How can I ensure non-corrupt file transfer in linux?

I have script scheduled with cron that transfers a file around to other machines using scp filename user@host:~ and today have noticed that sometimes the md5 of the files don't match. Upon closer ...
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6answers
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Transfer a file from remote server A to remote server B from server C

I have an interesting problem I'm trying to solve. I have a JumpBox server that I have in order to securely ssh into client's servers. This is the only server my clients ever open up port 22 to. ...
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2answers
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Transfer large files over the internet from a Linux VPS to Windows machine

I regularly need to transfer files that are a few gigabytes in size from a Linux VPS to my home Windows machine. I am trying to find a transfer method that fits my needs. FTP/SFTP works but is quite ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu + Copy Folder Remotely Either By Using SCP or Any Other Command

By using SCP Command, File is transfered from one system to remote system. But I want to transfer whole folder from local system to remote system. So How it can be possible. Please help me out ?
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1answer
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scp a folder to my ubuntu server

I have a folder on my mac that I need to move over to my server. I can ssh in the server but how do i get this folder up.... say I am on my local computer and the folder is named shared and I want to ...
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8answers
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Quickest way to transfer 55GB of images to new server

I currently have two CentOS servers. I need to know how and what the quickest way would be to "tar" up the images directory and SCP it over? Is that the quickest way that I just suggested, because ...
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2answers
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transfer file from unix to windows? [closed]

i want to transfer file from unix server to windows 2003 server i download copssh on windows 2003 and openssh is already installed in unix ... i execute the following command :- scp -r /file_in_unix/ ...
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secure ftp to specific directory on Ubuntu?

can I set up a secure ftp for somebody (not a current user on the system) for 2 different directories on Ubuntu inside public_html? I don't want to give the user pure ssh account right now. Any ...
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1answer
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scp fails in one direction

I've been doing some work on one of our school's servers (as a student), and I've been having some trouble scp-ing files in and out. Trying to push/pull a file from the server while logged in on my ...
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2answers
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What a pros and cons of FTP vs SSH for file transfers?

Why to consider setting up an FTP service on a server when files transfers work fine by means of SSH (with Midnight Commander on a Lunux and FileZilla on a Windows client)? What are pros and cons of ...
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2answers
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Secure FTP/SCP “breaks” existing files while they are being transfered

Typically I upload updated files/scripts over Secure FTP to my server to replace existing copies of those files as I make changes. But this has the nasty behavior of writing directly to those files. ...