How to copy file from remote server to remote server or local machine using SCP

SCP (secure copy) is a command-line utility that allows you to securely copy files and directories between two locations. With scp, you can copy a file or directory: SCP copies files between hosts on a network. It uses SSH for data transfer, and uses the same authentication and provides the same security as SSH. SCP will ask for passwords or…

How to Use rsync to Transfer and Synchronize Local and Remote Directories
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How to Use rsync to Transfer and Synchronize Local and Remote Directories

Rsync (Remote Sync) is the most commonly used command for copying and synchronizing files and directories remotely as well as locally in Linux/Unix systems. With the help of rsync command, you can copy and synchronize your data remotely and locally across directories, across disks, and networks, perform data backups, and mirroring between two Linux machines. Using the Rsync for Linux is somewhat tricky and you have to be…

Copy files using the Terminal instead of the Finder Mac OS X

Copy files using the Terminal instead of the Finder Mac OS X

First, ensure that you have both the source files and your copy destination mounted and available on your system so you can see them in the Finder. Then open the OS X Terminal and perform the following steps: This command now tells the computer to run the “rsync” command (or another copy command you’ve chosen),…