Copy with TAR PV and NC

while true; do nc -l -p 50002 | pv | tar -xf -; done
Do above at the Destination aka The Server. Do the following at the Source aka The Client: tar -cf - /srcfolder | pv | nc www.home.com 50002 If you want ETAs and stuff: tar -cf - /srcfolder | pv -s `du -sb /srcfolder | awk '{print $1}'` | nc www.home.com 50002 If you dont care about progress bars @ server/destination: tar -cf - /srcfolder | pv | nc www.home.com 50002 If you dont care about progress bars @ client/source: tar -cf - /srcfolder | pv -s `du -sb /srcfolder | awk '{print $1}'` | nc www.home.com 50002 I have this in alot better detail where there is more room to talk about it on my site: http://www.kossboss.com/linuxtarpvncssh
Sample Output
Do above at the Destination aka The Server.
Do the following at the Source aka The Client:
tar -cf - /srcfolder | pv | nc www.home.com 50002

If you want ETAs and stuff:
tar -cf - /srcfolder | pv -s `du -sb /srcfolder | awk '{print $1}'` | nc www.home.com 50002

If you dont care about progress bars @ server/destination:
tar -cf - /srcfolder | pv | nc www.home.com 50002
If you dont care about progress bars @ client/source:
tar -cf - /srcfolder | pv -s `du -sb /srcfolder | awk '{print $1}'` | nc www.home.com 50002

I have this in alot better detail where there is more room to talk about it on my site:
http://www.kossboss.com/linuxtarpvncssh

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By: bhbmaster
2013-05-30 07:17:23

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