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Use of "scp" to send the file to email?

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Hello,

I've read that the command "scp" can transfer a file to an IP or host.
Is it possible, and how, to send the file to an email address?

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Gisela
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by:aromberg
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not via SCP.  SCP is just like FTP.
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by:Dothellas
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In this case any other way to transfer a file from my server for which I've only serial console access to an email address?
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There's no way, if your server ONLY has serial console access, to get it to an e-mail address, the best you can do is to use zmodem like I suggested in your previous question:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Linux_Networking/Q_21357520.html

If the server was connected to the internet, you should be able to just attach it to an e-mail by using pine or elm, and composing the e-mail as normal.
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