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Copying files across servers to my Mac laptop.

Posted on 2009-03-31
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I need to copy extra dirs/files from an external server, to my Mac Laptop.

I was thinking something like:

ssh username@remoteserver "scp /etc/mail/aliases_03032009.txt" | dd of=/path/to/local/dir//aliases_03032009.txt

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks
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try this

scp username@server:/etc/mail/aliases_03032009.txt /path/to/local/dir//aliases_03032009.txt
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by:wotan1953
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Hey Omarfarid -

Thanks ... quick followup on the the previous question "tar procedure may have been compamised",  I added some more there. I think I might turn it into another question. Let me know, what U think.

Thanks again
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I replied to that, please check
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