Transfering a File From One Server To Another

Doug Poland doug at
Thu Jul 12 15:39:47 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jul 12, 2007 at 07:42:07AM -0700, Pat Singer wrote:
> Hi;
>   I have a server that's screwed up. I'm building out another server
>   now. I need to transfer a 1/2G file from the old one. FTP doesn't
>   work. I tried this: wget It
>   connected to the machine but threw a 404. Ideas?  TIA,
This is a nice fit for netcat.

target# nc -l 1234 > file
source# nc target 1234 < file

man nc(1) for details and other tricks


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