how to scp a iso from server to my workstation

Hi i have an iso file at linux1\ISO\linux.iso and want to transfer it to my windows box

how do i run the command from the linux server ?
cant run scp.exe on my windows due to a group policy
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Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
mkdir /mnt/smbshare

and then

sudo mount -t cifs //windowsmachineip/c$ -o username=domain\user,password=password /mnt/smbshare

cd /linux1/ISO/

cp -p linux.iso /mnt/smbshare

once transferred

rmdir /mnt/smbshare
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Can you try plain old FTP instead?
c_hocklandAuthor Commented:
yes  , what the command would be ?
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
after the file is transferred need to umount /mnt/smbshare else trying to remove that folder first will result in 'device or resource busy'

are you able to use filezilla?

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Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
Seth, you are correct. I left that step out
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
On Windows cmd prompt type:

ftp linuxhost

Logon using Linux username and password

cd /path/to/iso
get isofile

Wait until transfer is finished.

There is an easy to use tool available, winscp, which shows up like a file-manager with two panes, one pane is the server, the other your windows box. Just log on with the same credentials as you use when remoting in via SSH and then you can select and copy or move your file from the Linux to the Windows box.
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