Secure Copy or SCP is a means of securely transferring computer files between a local host and a remote host or between two remote hosts. It is based on the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol.

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How to parallelize the for loop while scp the files?

I am running my below shell script from machineA which is copying the files machineB and machineC into machineA. If the files are not there in machineB, then it should be there in machineC. The below ...
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Give user SCP access to another user's home directory

We normally use public key logins for our server but a new subscription service is requiring a username and password for SCP access to a user's account (This is Vaultpress - A remote backup utility ...
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Why is scp much slower than http?

I have an instance on Amazon EC2 which holds a large-ish file (~180MB). I need to copy that file to my local machine, so naturally I tried scp. After trying multiple times only to get max speeds of ...
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SCP corrupted MAC on input

I have SCP and SFTP transfers failing from my linux VPS server (CentOS6.5) to my local desktop Mac. The transfer starts buy fails within the first minute with the error message - "Corrupted MAC on ...
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How to parallelize the scp command?

I need to scp the files from machineB and machineC to machineA. I am running my below shell script from machineA. I have setup the ssh keys properly. If the files are not there in machineB, then it ...
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How do I iterate bash arrays and make an SCP command efficiently?

I need to scp the files from machineB and machineC to machineA. I am running my below shell script from machineA. I have setup the ssh keys properly. If the files are not there in machineB, then it ...
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FTP/FTPS/SFTP/SCP - Speed comparison [closed]

How do FTP, FTPS, SFTP, and SCP compare in terms of transfer rate and how can I compare them through testing?
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SCP and SSH do not work from PC in another subnet

I've posted this question on stackoverflow and was recommended to try this forum instead. I have Ubuntu guest running on VmWare hosted by Windows 7. I tried to scp a file from a server PC to my ...
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scp cannot transfer file?

This problem is i cannot transfer file from my computer to server. I use command scp -v ./1.cap ug01:/cshome/twu5/, it take about 3 mintus, but scp did nothing. Then i terminal the scp. Here is the ...
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scp only files with defined extension

I want to transfer only files with special extensions (like only *.tar.gz, *.war) in one scp command (Debian Linux). Is this possible, if yes how is the syntax? Should be someting like: scp ...
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How to get password prompt from scp when launched remotely via ssh

When I ssh to a remote system and execute scp, I do not get a password prompt: # ssh 192.168.1.32 "scp joe\@192.168.1.31:/etc/hosts /tmp" Permission denied, please try again. Permission denied, ...
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Centos: scp stalls after sending some data and then both NIC's become unavailable, what could be the reason?

I have a brand new Dell R610 server installed with latest Centos 6.4 . This server has been purchased in a bulk of 5 servers and all other servers act the same. I'm trying to scp a centos.iso file ...
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Make scp always overwrite or create directory

I am using scp to copy a directory from one remote server to a new directory (IE just changing the name) on another remote server like: scp -prq server1:dir1 server2:dir2 This works fine if dir2 ...
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Scp fails in one direction for admin but is successful with root user

I am able to do a scp from one server to anoher using a particular user but the same user is not able to send files back to the first one. I used scp -vv and the detials look as below: Executing: ...
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Using scp for local to remote transfer results in local to local transfer

I am currently using the following command to copy a local file to a remote server: scp -r -P22234 -v /backup/mysql/mysql-backup.sql.gz backup@linuxweb2.co.uk:/home/backup/ However the file always ...
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PSCP Command Errror

Can anybody explain what i am doing wrong here. I am trying to copy an entire directory up to a remote server. "c:\Program Files (x86)\PuTTY\pscp.exe" -l mleyland -pw Password5 -p ...
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Rsync-like file transfer with no rsyncd or sshd on remote end

I need to transfer and then update a directory structure from a linux host in my network to another linux host in a customer network. My only access to the customer network is through a Citrix ...
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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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scp stuck when trying to copy files from Linux to windows

I use the following scp syntax in order to transfer allot of files from Linux red-hat 5 to windows machine ( under Temp directory ), Remarks: SSH server already installed on windows machine I use ...
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Copy files from EC2 instance to remote dedicated server

I'm having trouble copying several very large sql dumps via SSH I used this command: /usr/bin/scp -P 2382 /ec2/path/file.sql root@$123.45.67.890:/remote/file/path/ And also /usr/bin/scp -P 2382 -i ...
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scp returns Exit status 1

In a LAN I have two PC, both running Ubuntu 13.04. There is a directory which is in a shared folder (samba, guest access) in the first PC. I have tried to copy this directory to the second PC through ...
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SCP Asking for Password with RSA Key

I've followed a few tutorials on setting up RSA Public Key Authentication, but I cannot seem to get it to work. I can SSH into the remote machine without a password, but when I try and scp files, I ...
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SCP transfer only modified files

I'm using below command to transfer files cross server scp -rc blowfish /source/directory/* username@domain.net:/destination/directory Is there a way to transfer only files modified files just like ...
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scp says: Bad configuration option: CheckIP

I try to do a scp on my centos (without having ever configured anything on the ssh_config) receiving: Bad configuration option: CheckIP Where in ssh_config CheckIP no is configured. Didn't find ...
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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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~/.ssh/known_hosts file - how to set it up? [duplicate]

I'm trying to SCP a file from my server to another server. The command I'm using is: scp -i private.ppk -P 22 foo.txt someuser@domain.com:/home/someuser/foo.txt When I run this via the command ...
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Copying files over chained SSH connection

I am using a remote server and want to copy files from the server. When using the server, I need to log in with 2 steps. ssh username@A after loging into server A, I need to log in again. ssh ...
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Retain agent-forwarding in sudo

I want to be able to connect to a server, start a sudo shell, then use agent forwarding to connect to another server (in order to use SCP to copy files to a protected area). But: ...
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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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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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FTP giving less uploading speed compare to SCP

If I upload file using SCP then I get uploading speed up to 1.5 MB/s scp filename root@SERVER_IP:/path/to/store/ and If I use FTP to upload same file on same server then I get uploading speed up ...
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Is it possible to force SFTP rather than allow SCP fallback ?

I have a Red Hat 5.4 server with openssh OpenSSH_4.3p2 and have been trying to setup scp/sftp logs in my server, but I am running into some problems. I followed the directions in this other post. ...
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“Unable to get term attr: Invalid argument” while trying to SCP

I have to set up two LDAP servers for replication. My problem is that when i want to copy the master-slapd's database files with scp command i get the next message after typing in the account's ...
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The Right Way to setup SSH keys to automate scp

I want to setup SSH keys to automate scp jobs. My current assumption is that "automate" implies SSH keys without a password, but I am open to your suggestions. I did a lot of Googling before I asked ...
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passwordless scp without keys

I am looking for some option that will allow me to accept files from any server using SCP command. I am aware of the process of creating password-less logins. But what I am looking for is an option on ...
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How can I refer to my machine (client) when remoted in to a server via ssh?

This comes up with surprising frequency: I am on a server or other machine via ssh. I want to scp or rsync some files back to my client machine. The problem is that I am behind a firewall and I don't ...
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Setting up SSH Key securely for SCP/rsync to run without password

This is how I am currently doing it: # ssh-keygen -t dsa -b 1024 -f /root/localhost-rsnapshot-key Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase): [press enter here] Enter same passphrase again: [press ...
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can not connect through SCP, but SSH connections works

i am trying to connect to my server to transfer file using scp: $ scp -v -r -P <port> <user>@<host>:~/dir/ dir/ this is the output: OpenSSH_5.2p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8r 8 Feb 2011 ...
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Create a public key to allow scp server to server

My scenario is this, I am trying to SCP from server1 to server2 and and I need to create a public_key on server1 to allow server2 access to it. How do I do this?
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rsync unique situation

Reference: How do I do Multihop SCP transfers? http://stackoverflow.com/questions/732039/rsyncing-files-between-two-remote-servers-get-errors-stating-rsync-command-not ...
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Cannot log in to bash

I was trying to install ncurses on a virtual Debian server on VMware and somehow was unsuccessful. After logging out of the console, I realized that I could not log in anymore. I cannot use tools such ...
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Is there anything I can do to improve the performance of uploading ISOs to ESXi 5?

I'm trying to upload a few Debian ISOs to my ESXi 5 datastore but it's really slow. Far slower than downloading them from the web was in the first place. I've tried both via the GUI uploader and ...
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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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Get Zipped Logs from a Remote Server

I am tasked with trying to find a way to download zipped logs from a remote server. There are quite a bit of these logs and they are constantly created. I do have limited ssh access to the remote ...
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scp to remote servers stalls, unable to isolate cause

When I copy a large file (100+mb) to a remote server using scp it slows down from 2.7 mb/s to 100 kb/s and downward and then stalls. The problem is that I can't seem to isolate the problem. I've ...
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Scp only a specific folder

Some command line syntax I don't know how to set, am a noob sometimes, sorry is that's obvious Let's says I have the following path for all my assets : ...
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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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scp not downloading file in the proper location

So I'm SSH-ing into a server and trying to download a file to my local machine using scp: scp user@remotehost:/path/to/file/filename . But the file ends up downloading in the home directory on the ...
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juniper VPN disconnect when I use SCP

I am using Juniper in my company. I have a 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. I can ssh to remote servers, and do everything well. My problem is : whenever I scp something to the remote server, Juniper ...
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How can I send single file to multiple remote sites at the same time?

can scp be used to send single file to multiple remote servers at the same time? If so what's that? if not, what's the alternative?