2
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2answers
410 views

Linux to windows ssh/scp/sftp differential backup solutions?

Here is the setup: Large amounts of large files (many over 4gb, multiple TBs in total) in a simple tree structure that need to be backed up without compression from a handful of linux boxes to a ...
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1answer
2k views

Why my scp is working one side only? “Lost connection” SCP transfer

I'm trying to transfer a file via ssh but it works only from PC1 to PC2 but it doesn't work backwards. I've checked my ssh_config files and both are the same. Which is basic: Host * SendEnv LANG ...
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2answers
90 views

SCP and backing up data

I have a user on my Linux NAS box running barebones and I want to setup SCP but without Shell access and I ONLY want it to access one folder. Is this possible?
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1answer
280 views

Recommend practice for checking if files where copied using SCP

I'm trying to create simple backup script that copies some files to timestamped directory on the remote machine - this part is working quite OK, because I didn't run into issues like e.g network ...
0
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3answers
450 views

rsync or scp only if there's a difference

How do i figure out if there's a difference between an backupfile and the current used one. The Filename of the Backup is named like: filename_date.conf and the currend used one is name like: ...
0
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5answers
408 views

duplicity can't find remote backup directory?

Using my private key to do so, this command allows me to connect to /home/backupUser/backup just fine: $ sudo sftp -oPort=7843 backupUser@192.168.x.x:backup However when I run duplicity, I get ...
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2answers
2k views

SCP - Is a checksum required?

I'm backing up and transferring files automatically each night via scp. I realize I get packet-level checksums via the protocol itself, but I'm wondering what the best practice is to ensure that a ...
0
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1answer
341 views

scp/sftp backup script

I'm looking for a simple backup solution. My hoster has provided some backup space on remote server over scp/sftp. They have supplied me a username and a password. The option of auth with a RSA/DSA ...
0
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12answers
962 views

How do you backup your site? [closed]

How do you backup your site? I am especially interested when you have a large site (20GB+) with thousands of files? Is there anything clever than the usual tar -zcvf backup2010.tar.gz ./public_html/ ...
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3answers
428 views

Variable directory names over SCP

We have a backup routine that previously ran from one disk to another on the same server, but have recently moved the source data to a remote server and are trying to replicate the job via scp. We ...
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2answers
4k views

include/exclude files for “scp -r”

Supposed local folder as below: /test/subfolder /test/subfolder/file1.txt /test/subfolder/page1.htm /test/subfolder/page2.htm /test/.hiddenfolder /test/./hidenfolder/file2 How to exclude ...