use scp to copy files

scp -P 1837 <path_to_loca_file> <remote_user>@<remote_ip>:<remote_ip>
when ssh is running on a different port

By: tkembo
2011-08-31 13:08:16

What Others Think

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
splante · 534 weeks and 3 days 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 :-(
splante · 534 weeks and 3 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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