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Old 12-15-2004, 12:19 PM   #1
XaViaR
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SFTP-Putty


I am new to Linux. Currently I use SUSE 9.1 and SLES. I am am trying to use Putty's Psftp client to upload a folder. I know how to upload a file; however, I cannot seem to figure out how to upload an entire folder. Previously, I have used a SFTP GUI to do this before, which is easy. However, I am trying to learn more command line.

So...could you please give me advise on how to use Putty's Psftp "command line" to upload an entire folder.

Thanks in advance,

XaViaR
 
Old 12-15-2004, 02:10 PM   #2
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I don't know if psftp has way to do recursive operations or not. scp has -r (recursive) though. You could also use rsync, which IMHO is a better tool for the job as it only uploads files that have actually changed (or have been added) locally to the destination.
 
  


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