I have a really strange problem today. I am trying to copy some files to my server with scp. I do this once a week, but today scp does not work. scp does not work with any server at all, not only with mine, and instead of copying file to a server, it creates new local copy.
look at this:
mm@x31:~/Desktop$ ls -la txt.sql
-rw-r--r-- 1 mm users 402 2006-02-02 16:01 txt.sql
mm@x31:~/Desktop$ scp -v -P12345 txt.sql mm@myserver
Executing: cp txt.sql mm@myserver
mm@x31:~/Desktop$ ls -la mm@myserver
-rw-r--r-- 1 mm users 402 2006-11-23 15:50 mm\@myserver
as you can see, it did not copy the file to "mm@myserver", but it created a new local file with name "mm@myserver".
this line "Executing: cp txt.sql mm@myserver" is strange. it runs "cp" instead of scp without visible reason for me. no mather what I do, it always creates a local copy and it shows no errors.
scp is not symlink to cp, or an alias or whatever.
Thanks a lot.