severely OT; re PUTTY [ssh]
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Mon Jul 9 05:45:07 UTC 2007
Peter Boosten wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
>> I was able to find, ldown load and instal the DOS/Windows ssh
>> utility, but am having trouble scp'ing stuff between my BSD side
>> and my W2K server. Anybody know what file I have to modify to
>> get permission on the windows computer?
> Search for winscp, a (free) graphical drag&drop scp tool.
> I've seen some limitations with scp of putty (like file sizes over 2 Gigs).
If you're just trying to do file transferring/sharing in a local
'secure' network, I suggest Samba in place of scp. You might also want
to consider Samba + VPN as well; scp is great for porting files over
long distances, or a last resort for dealing with Unix <=> Windows
transferring, but just seems incredibly kludgey when dealing with
files/directories otherwise (having to maintain an ssh connection,
having to install a scp/ssh client per machine for instance are what I
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