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Old 07-08-2004, 02:09 PM   #1
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pscp, psftp through port 80?

Can this be done? I can ssh to my home box on port 80, but can't figure out how to specify the port for pscp or psftp.
Old 07-08-2004, 03:14 PM   #2
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pscp? psftp? These are typically window's ports of SSH clients that come with PuTTy.
So you should probably google for PuTTy ... I only know about OpenSSH's scp and sftp.

scp [-pqrvBC46] [-F ssh_config] [-S program] [-P port] [-c cipher]
[-i identity_file] [-o ssh_option] [[user@]host1:]file1 [...]

... so if you want to scp to a sshd server listening on port 80 you could do this ...

scp -P80 myfile

sftp is a bit different ...

sftp -oPort=80

Be aware that 80 is typically the port httpd (like apache) use. You can check to see what is listening on port 80 with telnet.

$ telnet 80
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.

That means sshd is listen on port 80 on your remote system.
Old 07-08-2004, 04:03 PM   #3
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Typically, windows uses a /? instead of --help or -h. For your convenience it is -P, below are the other options...

Z:\>pscp /?
PuTTY Secure Copy client
Release 0.53b
Usage: pscp [options] [user@]host:source target
pscp [options] source [source...] [user@]host:target
pscp [options] -ls user@host:filespec
-p preserve file attributes
-q quiet, don't show statistics
-r copy directories recursively
-v show verbose messages
-load sessname Load settings from saved session
-P port connect to specified port
-l user connect with specified username
-pw passw login with specified password
-1 -2 force use of particular SSH protocol version
-C enable compression
-i key private key file for authentication
-batch disable all interactive prompts
-unsafe allow server-side wildcards (DANGEROUS)


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