ssh file transfers - how to?
gldisater at gto.net
Sun Jan 9 18:44:34 PST 2005
Jay O'Brien wrote:
> I'm using ssh to connect from my local FreeBSD machine to a
> distant FreeBSD machine. I want to copy a file structure, i.e.,
> a directory and its subdirectories, from the distant machine
> to my local machine.
> I can do this fine using WS_FTP Pro in Windows, using another
> local Windows machine, and then use WS_FTP Pro to copy the files
> to the FreeBSD local machine from the Windows computer. It seems
> like I should be able to perform the same copy process directly,
> from one FreeBSD machine to the other, using ssh.
> I can connect to the distant machine just fine using ssh.
> For purposes of discussion, I'm logged into the distant machine
> as jay at distantmachine.net. I'm logged in to the directory /www/jay
> and my localmachine directory (now empty) is /home/www/jay. I want
> everything in the www/jay directory on distantmachine to be copied
> as the home/www/jay directory on localmachine.
scp -r jay at distantmachine.net:/home/www/jay /home/www/jay
Jeremy Faulkner <gldisater at gto.net>
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