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Old 02-21-2008, 04:08 AM   #1
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Pushing files to a windows machine


Is there any way/command using which i can push a file to a machine running windows?? I'm familiar with scp but it is used for linux only!!
 
Old 02-21-2008, 04:18 AM   #2
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Putty's sftp, but you'd need to make the connection from Windows to Linux (or other box with SSH server), because Windows doesn't come with a SSH server out of the box. Of course you can get a SSH server for Windows (at least some Windows versions), but it's expensive after that you could make file transfer connections over ssh to Windows, but you're probably not willing to pay for the server software..

Actually (desktop) Windows doesn't come with a ftp server software neither, if I'm not mistaken, so actually you can't "push" a file from Linux to Windows too easily. The easiest way I can think of is to make the Windows machine connect to the other machine, and then transfer the file.
 
Old 02-21-2008, 04:59 AM   #3
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The program that will be compatible with Windows that is used in Linux is smbclient. Of course SAMBA needs to be installed.

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Putty's sftp, but you'd need to make the connection from Windows to Linux (or other box with SSH server), because Windows doesn't come with a SSH server out of the box. Of course you can get a SSH server for Windows (at least some Windows versions), but it's expensive after that you could make file transfer connections over ssh to Windows, but you're probably not willing to pay for the server software..

Actually (desktop) Windows doesn't come with a ftp server software neither, if I'm not mistaken, so actually you can't "push" a file from Linux to Windows too easily. The easiest way I can think of is to make the Windows machine connect to the other machine, and then transfer the file.
I do not think that helps at all. There is OpenSSH for Windows which is free. Unfortunately, Cygwin have to be used.
 
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Putty's sftp, but you'd need to make the connection from Windows to Linux (or other box with SSH server), because Windows doesn't come with a SSH server out of the box. Of course you can get a SSH server for Windows (at least some Windows versions), but it's expensive after that you could make file transfer connections over ssh to Windows, but you're probably not willing to pay for the server software..

Actually (desktop) Windows doesn't come with a ftp server software neither, if I'm not mistaken, so actually you can't "push" a file from Linux to Windows too easily. The easiest way I can think of is to make the Windows machine connect to the other machine, and then transfer the file.
Can you explain any way by which i can view the shared files over a windows network???
 
Old 02-21-2008, 05:04 AM   #5
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Can you explain any way by which i can view the shared files over a windows network???
Look into Samba.
 
  


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