how to scp a iso from server to my workstation

Posted on 2014-08-01
Last Modified: 2014-08-04
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
Question by:c_hockland
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    by:Joshua Grantom
    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
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    by:Gerwin Jansen
    Can you try plain old FTP instead?

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    yes  , what the command would be ?
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    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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    by:Joshua Grantom
    Seth, you are correct. I left that step out
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    by:Gerwin Jansen
    On Windows cmd prompt type:

    ftp linuxhost

    Logon using Linux username and password

    cd /path/to/iso
    get isofile

    Wait until transfer is finished.

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    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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