ssh file transfers - how to?
jayobrien at att.net
Sun Jan 9 19:35:51 PST 2005
Jeremy Faulkner wrote:
> 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
That works like a champ. Exactly what I was looking for. Thank you!
Wow. There's so much to learn.
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