SCP stands for Secure Copy Protocol and is related to questions regarding secure file transfer.

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how to copy files on a differnt ubuntu machine on network to local ubuntu machine

I am trying to copy files from a ubuntu machine(with IP 10.46.57.44) on to current directory on my ubuntu VMware player using following command but the command doesnt look right? can anyone suggest ...
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Why ssh shows Desktop folder as a file?

I am using ssh to accessing a server and I could use scp to copy some files to server Desktop by: scp T.tar.gz username@serverIP:/home/username/Desktop but now I cannot access to server Desktop ...
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Setting up user to download files with no shell access

I've created a user and set its shell to /usr/sbin/nologin. As expected, a PuTTY connection closes immediately after connection. When trying to get WinSCP to connect with the SFTP protocol, it says ...
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How to Transfer a zip file into ubuntu server?

I have d:/upload/jboss-eap-6.2.0.zip This file need to uploaded into Ubuntu server I tried with following command scp d:/upload/jboss-eap-6.2.0.zip ubuntu@ip-10-47-175-216:/home/ubuntu
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Concatenate of Hostname in script is not working

I have to concatenate the Hostname in a file name and ssh it to a machine what i have currently is scp ../output/OutputFile50.txt sarah:~/client/output/OutputFile50${HOSTNAME}.txt it is working ...
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Unable to use “pip install scp” command in ubuntu 12.04

I am new to the ubuntu/linux world. While try to run my python script I get the following error: root@ubuntu:/home/haris/Downloads/# python install.py Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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SCP push and SSH issues

I used to be able to SSH with the servers (CentOS release 6.4) local IP: 10.0.5.152 until an employ made some changes to our setup which also generated a new IP address on my machine, from ...
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scp error in ubuntu 12.04

When I'm connecting to server from my local desktop - it is connecting. When I'm using scp over port 22 - have timeout. I'm using following commands to connect via SSH: ssh -p 22 ...
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Cannot access 14.04 using ssh/scp?

When I tried to access my ubuntu using ssh or scp from other OS, I cannot access, same as I put correctly password root. See the file below If I use ssh appear the same problem... How can I fix ...
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scp to NAS permission denied

There are several ways to go, and I wish to find out about them. I have a file on our ad server. I have root access for the server, and wish to copy over a file to our ad NAS. The file is owned by a ...
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How we can copy one file from one server to other in cron

Can anybody let me know how we can copy a file from one server to another in a cron. I know about scp but how we use it in a cron, since we need to pass the password. Edited I found this link Expect ...
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Copy folders (not one file) using SSH ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am trying to copy a folder to remote Ubuntu server using command line ssh connection, i understand it's doable to transfer a file using scp but i have many files in a folder iam trying to copy to ...
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is it possible to execute SCP/RCP/SFTP from linux server to Windows Desktop?

I have an Linux server, and I would like to remote copy files from linux server to another Windows OS machine, I have tried this method shown as below and it is not working. scp -v samplefile ...
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SCP command giving some path error

I want to copy an ISO image from my file server to my xen server using scp. I gave the below command in my xen server console but it gaves me error, dont know whats going wrong. Console on XEN server ...
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Recursively copying files

How can I copy *.txt files only from a directory and all its children directories? Say I have a folder A containing .txt files and subfolders B C etc that contain .txt files and so on and I just want ...
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SSH->SCP connection without password prompt on every attempt

I would like to have a loop script run over two machines (with global IP), in which during the loop I have several scp command for exchanging the outputs of those executions. Do we have a way to ...
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Is possible to recover a file removed with scp? [duplicate]

I was using scp command to send a file from my laptop to Desktop. Which overwrite the previous file on Desktop with the same name. Is there any way to retrieve the previous file? Thank you in advance ...
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SCP files from machineB to machineA by logging into machineA [duplicate]

I am trying to scp the files from machineB to machineA. I need to run the scp command from machineA to copy files from machineB to machineA. The file that I need to copy from machineB is - ...
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Copying only files without extension via scp

I have a strange situation that I need to solve. In a server I have several files stored, which are named: Area01 Area01.hst Area01.rst ... Area02 Area02.hst Area02.rst ... etc. With some other ...
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Issues with SCP

I am having problems with my scp command on Ubuntu 12.04. I can't SCP anything to my AWS server with Ubuntu 13.10. The terminal tells me that I am scp: /index.html: permission denied. What am I doing ...
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Why is scp failing with Permission Denied? [duplicate]

I would like to upload my website files to my server. I use : scp localPath username@ipAddress: server_path Is it correct? After enter the password, it shows Permission denied. why?
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Move two levels higher over SCP

I am scping into a virtual server and need to copy some files into the /var/www/ directory so apache2 can serve 'em up. However, by default, the files that I upload go into the users dirctory. I need ...
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Move a partition out from under scp: why does it carry on?

I was downloading, using scp, a large file from "remote" to "myserver"; it is taking a few hours. It is/was downloading to "~/stuff/". Let's call it "x.tgz". Then, forgetting about that, a little ...
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SSH scp between Ubuntu Server 12.04 and Windows failing - (prob syntax)

I was trying to use scp to copy files from my Windows system to my Ubuntu server, and vice versa. As you know, when defining a path in Windows, "\" must be used instead of "/", and a "C:" at start. ...
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xubuntu xterm strange lag/echo issue with ssh

I have a xubuntu box and using its terminal everything is fine locally; but when I ssh to any server, the remote echo seems to be holding the last line until a key is pressed or the window is resized. ...
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SSH and SCP help

I'm a university student, and very new to ssh and scp... and new to programming. The newest assignment given to us requires accessing libraries that are only on the student server at university. To ...
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Transfer a file from remote server to remote server

I am trying to transfer a file from Site5 to Godaddy web hosting account. The godaddy webhosting account is the one that comes free with the domain, so no ssh acccess. sudo scp -v ...
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Using scp to copy files from remote to home machine

This is probably a simple error, but I can't work it out. My computer hostname is Felix (hostname -f returns Felix) I am trying to move a file from my university account to my home computer using scp. ...
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SCP stalls only wen limiting bandwidth [duplicate]

When I don't limit my bandwidth it works fine, but I want to limit my bandwidth otherwise no one else on the network can access the internet because I am using up every available byte of bandwidth, ...
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Copy files from remote Ubuntu to local Mac

I've searched all around and can't seem to find this... I'm trying to copy a private key to my local machine which is a Mac. When I fire up terminal on my mac, I get Jamies-iMac:~ jamie$ So after ...
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How to trace all the file transfered into my ubuntu server

I just started a task and I'm trying to get a list of the all file transfer that is happening on my server, from outside the server, mean user sending file through ftp or scp just, This task is just ...
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scp autocompletion displays websites as well as file names

When using autocompletion it reveals web sites and file names. So if i type scp goo and then type the Tab key it displays gooey.zip goo.freelogs.com: googleads.g.doubleclick.net: google.tucows.com: ...
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How do I copy files with SCP to /var/www?

I need to copy files from my computer to my server's folders in /var/www so they are uploaded to my cloud. Here's what I try to do: I open my computer's terminal and type: scp ...
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Copy files from a server via ssh to dropbox.

I have a user in a linux server (Debian) with ssh access, and have some files on it. I need to copy the files to my Dropbox. but I donot want to copy to my Dropbox in my PC and Laptop, I want to first ...
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who is scping your ssh server

Just you can run w to find who is sshing into your server, how can you find out who is scping into an Ubuntu laptop?
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Copy app to Rackspace from Different Network

I want to copy files from my system to rackspace (aws), ( there is a way to use scp but i am in my office network, rackspace bought at aws), any package is there ? for this need. Help me to copy my ...
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How to solve the access permission problem for any folders in ubuntu?

How to do I solve the access permission problem for any folders in Ubuntu?? I am currently trying to copy a folder from one Ubuntu to another Ubuntu machine using "scp" command. scp -r foldername ...
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How to close sftp connections made by dolphin?

after using dolphin to connect to a ssh site, for example: sftp://myserver.com and using my user and pass... how can I close that connection so I can log in with another user? It does always auto ...
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how to mantain an “scp session” open?

I massively use scp and ssh for work. I'm a little bored to insert the password everytime Usually I scp many files from term and I was wondering if there is a way to mantain open the scp connection. I ...
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Copy a file to remote server(very Complicated)

I want to copy a file from my Ubuntu Desktop(user:vverma) to a server named fb3, please guide me regarding how to scp this? In order to reach fb3, i have to follow these steps:- ssh to server1 as ...
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File Transfer mode in sftp

I am a newbie to ftp and sftp as well as Linux. Can you please advise what is the default mode of file transfer in sftp? I know in ftp, we have transfer modes (binary and ascii). It would also be ...
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ssh scp to copy file to remote server port 21

I am trying to copy file from my server to another so I am using the following command: scp root@myhost /home/direc/file.tar username@secondhost:/home/dir I am getting the error: ssh: connect to ...
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How can I copy folder's contents and tree-structure into a remote directory with same structure

Is it possible in SSH terminal to copy a folder directory into another directory that will share mostly the same folder names/structure but will have unique files. In a simple example: If FOLDER1 ...
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Find most recent scp files

A few weeks ago I scp'd some files to my computer from a friend's computer for future use. Now I want to use those files, but I can't remember where I put them and I have looked all over. Is there ...
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How would you go about backing up a remote Ubuntu VPS via SSH?

So, as I said I have a VPS, Raspberry Pi and a plan, but I am in need of some advice, so here goes. I have a VPS with prgmr.com which I ahve up and running nice and smoothly without any issues. I ...
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SCP with two different ports

How can I use scp command to copy files between two remote servers from my local PC ? remote server 1 : IP=67.12.21.133 & port=6774 remote server 2 : IP=67.129.242.40 & port=6774 scp -rp ...
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“Host key verification failed” error when transfering files using SCP command [duplicate]

When I am trying to transfer files using SCP command I'm getting this error (Removed my IP and RSA key): @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ WARNING: REMOTE HOST ...
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Problem with scp syntax

I am trying to copy a .tar archive from remote server to my pc. Directory of the archive that I want to copy: canserhan@embserv:~/tar_files/rtl_archive.tar Destination: ...
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incorrect permissions after copying over scp

I'm using cygwin in windows 7 to copy a directory to an ubuntu machine using this command. scp -rp -P 54322 /cygdrive/c/xampp/htdocs/. user@10.136.10.1:/home/user/somefolder/ After copying all the ...
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How can I copy a file to a new location, creating the directory as well

I want to cp a file to another directory but that directory doesn't exist yet. So I would do: mkdir /new_place cp the_file /new_place Can I do this in one? I imagine something like cp the_file -m ...