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use scp to copy files

Terminal - use scp to copy files
scp -P 1837 <path_to_loca_file> <remote_user>@<remote_ip>:<remote_ip>
2011-08-31 13:08:16
User: tkembo
Functions: scp
-10
use scp to copy files

when ssh is running on a different port

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I assume people voted this down for obviousness. If ssh is running on another port, one will assume there's an option to give the port number and a quick man will reveal it.

What may not be so obvious, and may be useful to you if you frequently have to scp to a host listening on a non-standard port is you could add these two lines to your ~/.ssh/config file and then just use regular ssh/scp syntax:

Host <your-weird-port-host> Port 1837
Comment by splante 151 weeks and 1 day ago

Note: I like to indent the lines under Host because they only apply to that host. The extra couple of spaces before Port got eaten by the site :-(

Comment by splante 151 weeks and 1 day ago

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