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Posted on 2008-06-10
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hai !
      I know to scp a file from one server to another.

My question is if i want to scp complete folder (directory) from one server to another .......how to do it ?
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by:albuitra
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scp -r DIRECTORY
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   scp -r sourcedir server:targetdir
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    scp -r server:sourcedir targetdir
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by:omarfarid
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if you have big directory and big files and sub directories, you may use ftp:

wget -r --ftp-user=username --ftp-password=pass ftp://servername:/path/to/dir

if ypu don't have wget you may download from

sunfreeware.com

This will use ftp to copy which is faster than scp
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