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Old 08-16-2005, 12:23 AM   #1
man1979
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how to copy files from a remote server


Hi to everybody.

I am new using linux and I want to copy some files from a remote
server to my computer.

The problem that I have is the following:
I connect to the remote server and after i am going to the directory where
the files are.
I write to the console scp plus the files that i want to copy but i dont know how
to continue defining where to copy this files. I want to copy these files to
my personal computer in a directory.

Does anybody knows the exact command and how to use it?

I appreciate any help.

Thanks a lot.
 
Old 08-16-2005, 02:10 AM   #2
Philelec
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Example from home to remote computer :

scp -r ./Source_directory/ username@192.168.1.xx:/destination_directory

option -r for recursive.


 
Old 08-16-2005, 04:06 AM   #3
man1979
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Thanks a lot for your help.

I assume that from remote to home computer is the same just only I have to
change the paths.

Is that right?


Thanks again?
 
Old 08-16-2005, 06:08 AM   #4
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you can download winscp in sourceforge.net we use this to upload and backup our webserver.
 
  


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