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I wrote this quick script: #!/bin/bash ssh "$1" "nc -l 2020 > \"$2\" &" pv "$2" | nc "$1" 2020 It takes two args, the host to send it to and the file you are sending. It only works for one file. It uses ssh to start a netcat listening on the opposite end and then uses netcat to send it to that listening port. I added pv to the start to give a nice ...


There are patches for openssh for HPC (High Performance Computing) that improve ssh throughput by increasing transfer window sizes and disabling encryption - if you don't mind recompiling (and probably forward-porting patches), check HPN-SSH. As BowlOfRed noticed in the comment, you'd need to use the patches on both the client and the server. You can also ...

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