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Old 06-16-2004, 01:23 AM   #1
aniketh
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scp :copy file from one remote comp to another


i'm using scp with ssh2, and using the the following syntax for scp
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scp user1@host1:file1 user2@host2:file1
but it does not work.

note that when using relative paths in any one of the arguments, then it works perfectly, but then its just a remote comp to our comp,or the other way round.

please help.
 
Old 06-16-2004, 01:32 AM   #2
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if you are copying from your system to a remote system

scp <path to local file> user@remotehost:<destination directory>

if you are copying from a remote system

scp user@remotehost:<path to source file> <destination directory>

remote system to another remotesystem e.g.

scp user1@remotehost1:<sourcefile> user2@remotehost2:<destination>

does not work with with password... not sure if it can work using keys.
 
Old 06-16-2004, 01:38 AM   #3
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thanks for the quick reply. but could you please be more specific.

relative pathnames work, from remote host to current host, and vice versa.

we are using the third syntax, remote to remote, but it does not seem to be working.

we've tried a lot, but nothing seems to be working. as for password, we've tried using .shosts and such, but they don't offer any solution as well.
 
Old 06-16-2004, 02:04 AM   #4
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http://tille.soti.org/training/sshkeys.php

might give you some pointers...
 
Old 06-16-2004, 02:31 AM   #5
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local to remote:
scp file user@remotehost:/path/filename

remote to local:
scp user@remotehost:/path/filename /localpath
 
  


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