ssh 10.0.0.4 "gzip -c /tmp/backup.sql" |gunzip > backup.sql

Speed Up WAN File Transfer With Compression

If you have servers on Wide Area Network (WAN), you may experience very long transfer rates due to limited bandwidth and latency. To speed up you transfers you need to compress the data so you will have less to transfer. So the solution is to use a compression tools like gzip or bzip or compress before and after the data transfer. Using ssh "-C" option is not compatible with every ssh version (ssh2 for instance).

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By: ultips
2012-01-06 17:44:06

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