Questions tagged [file-transfer]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
-3 votes
2 answers
57 views

Trying to transfer files from my ubuntu server (running in oracle cloud) to my windows pc via pscp.exe

i did some mess and I'm trying to rescue some files from my ubuntu server to my local windows 7 client. Option WinSCP: Unfortunatelly WinSCP does not work anymore since I made the mess. (I run the ...
jjx's user avatar
  • 9
1 vote
0 answers
27 views

Knowing which storage device is bottleneck between two devices when transfering data?

I'm backing up my entire internal storage of my Android device with ADB to the PC storage with OS Windows with Git Bash: adb exec-out "tar -c storage/emulated/0 | gzip" > ...
Muhammad Ikhwan Perwira's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
52 views

Copy gitignored files from host A to host B (rsync?)

I have a git repo where several files containing sensitive info are gitignored. These files are located in various subdirectories at various depths. Host A has all these files in place. I've cloned ...
ivan's user avatar
  • 1,848
0 votes
0 answers
399 views

Transfer files from Linux to Windows using Connect:Direct (ndmcli)

I'm trying to transfer a file from a Linux server to a Windows server, but I'm getting an error "XCPS003I". My script is something like that: ndmcli -x > log.txt << EOJ submit ...
AeternumRotten's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
410 views

How to make my script stay executable on different devices?

I’ve made a script that would work on rhel distros and forks. It’s for personal use to automatically download repositories and software that I use. When I make the script executable on the host ...
Veritas's user avatar
  • 33
-1 votes
1 answer
273 views

how to troubleshoot slow usb drive?

TLDR: How do I troubleshoot a slow usb 3.1 device plugged into a laptop. ISSUE: When I copy (tried GUI and terminal) the first few .iso files copy almost instantly 300mb/s+, but then the 3rd/4th start ...
Xueshe's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

Transferring large files from Openshift to different server

I have a scenario, where we are transferring multiple files from openshift to a different server. It's in Terabytes. Right now using oc client. Tried few options. oc cp podname:source_path target_path ...
Raja's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
70 views

Why does transfer of a TAR file slow down so significantly mid-transfer?

I'm trying to transfer a 30GB TAR file between two servers. My problem is transfer starts at a fast rate of roughly 10s MB/s, but after 11% of the file transfer the speed slows enormously to 100s KB/s....
wziard's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
218 views

What is a good way to transfer files from linux to OSX?

I've been using Linux (mostly Ubuntu, but also Manjaro and Fedora) for over 10 years. Lately I've toyed with the idea of moving to Mac OSX. From what I've read, ext4 and HFS+ don't really talk well ...
Nicled's user avatar
  • 3
0 votes
0 answers
17 views

Transfering pdf files in hundreds of directories [duplicate]

I have hundreds of directories which contain a number of pdf files. What command can I use to transfer the pdf files residing in these directories to some particular location?
Vera's user avatar
  • 1,183
4 votes
1 answer
2k views

scp requires directory of same name to exist on target server

I'm using scp to upload a directory to a remote server. However, if the remote server does not have a "target" directory of the same name, I get a "No such file" error. Note that ...
Elias's user avatar
  • 41
3 votes
1 answer
2k views

Using 'get' to transfer contents of folders using smbclient

Using smbclient and the 'get' command to move files from a Windows network share over to a Linux box. I can smbclient from Linux to the network share and bring individual files over by doing ...
Shroom's user avatar
  • 31
1 vote
1 answer
62 views

Unable to Transfer Large Files To External Hardrive

When trying to transfer files 200MiB or over to an external drive (WD Elements 20TB) on the Raspberry Pi it freezes and causes the system to crash. This issue doesn't occur when transferring the same ...
difurious's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
64 views

Is it possible to see which processes were running when the PC crashed last time?

I was in the middle of a file-transfer about an hour ago and, when I came back after a while, the PC had crashed, so I'd like to see if all the files were transferred successfully. I'm using Arch + ...
telometto's user avatar
  • 1,835
0 votes
1 answer
480 views

Moving files from google drive to terminal server using SFTP

I want to get a folder that has subfolders on to a terminal server using SFTP. The source folder is in Google drive. Can somebody provide me how to write a script using linux commands?
pinky's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
138 views

How to make Bash not wait for EOF?

So I made a simple Bash script that can use your keyboard LEDs (numlock and capslock) to transmit data (inspired by LTT from their "Do NOT Plug This USB In! – Hak5 Rubber Ducky" video). This ...
Foxy6670's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
2k views

How to Transfer file from the AS400 system using SFTP

I have a CL program with me which calls the QSH command as below. By executing the command from the program, I am able to establish connectivity with the SFTP server from the AS400 system. **QSH CMD('...
Soumya Sen's user avatar
10 votes
6 answers
5k views

Fastest way to merge millions of small files together

I regularly need to transfer millions of small files (small images, txt, json) with average of 5-50k per file between servers or to aws s3. Is there a faster to merge them into a single file to ...
Haotian Zhang's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
558 views

scp hanging sometimes

I have an issue with data transmission from one server to another. An example of the issue is doing scp to copy a file between the servers. 1 time out of 10 it just hangs, and eventually times out, ...
CJ7's user avatar
  • 829
2 votes
2 answers
3k views

NTFS mount under Linux: Slow transfer speeds

I am migrating my home server from Windows to Ubuntu server 22.04. Some of the data I am migrating is on an NTFS drive and I want to transfer this data to a new (second) drive which is using XFS. ...
flamemagister's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
90 views

Samba translates "::" in directory names to strange string

Samba automatically translates directory names containing :: to some weird string, and there is no direct mapping to a Unix name. Example: ddrs04ia::ip76xddrshared_hiphdk_lay::...
Dave Pon's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
284 views

Rsync multiple files and change names in target directory

I want to rsync multiple files based on a file list and would like to also change the file names, I know this is possible with a normal rsync of just a single file, but not sure if it can be possible ...
bioinformatics_student's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

Why did a directory changed its own size after loading from one server to another? [duplicate]

Our administrator said us to backup our data from one cluster to another because the first has a chance to fall out in the near future. I encountered a very strange phenomenon with anaconda3 directory ...
Vovin's user avatar
  • 103
0 votes
0 answers
1k views

Fast method to transfer multiple large files to a USB disk with progress update in command-line

I need to transfer a number of large files of specific types from an internal disk to an USB SSD drive. The files I need to transfer are in the range of 5-200GB. I would like to monitor the overall ...
Martin Christiansen's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
420 views

Is there a more reliable cp and mv which verifies the file and / or folder transferred to be identical? (such as by rsync?)

Is there a way to use cp and / or mv so that it verifies the files to be identical. This is especially true for mv, which would remove the original file, so if the destination file is corrupted, then ...
Stefanie Gauss's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Transfer file from Windows 10 to Linux through azure cli?

I have a Windows 10 virtual machine and I would like to transfer a file to a linux machine which is on Azure. I installed the AADSSHLogin extension on the linux machine via the Azure portal. Through ...
Kanuc's user avatar
  • 31
0 votes
0 answers
3k views

Writing data on external USB HDD is extremely slow - even for large files

I'm copying data to an external USB HDD. The data transfer is extremely slow. Sometimes only 15kB/s. System: Laptop: Lenovo Thinkpad L520 (serialno sticker: 7859 - 5BG S/N LR - 9WZ84 11/09) OS: ...
alex135's user avatar
  • 13
0 votes
0 answers
32 views

While moving files, how to continue without halting if an error happens?

Imagine you have 1000 files. You move/copy to a different folder. You start the process, all going well, you leave the computer. At file number 10 an error dialog states if you want to overwrite, ...
Roland Soós's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
2k views

transfer file from local WSL ubuntu to remote server

I have a file called test1.zip in /mnt/c/Users/test/ folder of my local laptop [in which ubuntu windows subsystem for linux is installed]. Local ubuntu terminal WSL name is lauda Now, I would like to ...
The Great's user avatar
  • 121
2 votes
2 answers
2k views

Slow transfer speed through Samba using software RAID

I have a mini PC (Intel Celeron J4005, 4GB RAM, Intel Gigabit NIC), configured with: Ubuntu (5.4.0-81-generic, installed on sda) Samba (version 4.11.6-Ubuntu) FTP (vsftpd, no encryption) RAID5 (mdadm,...
S-Zoli's user avatar
  • 21
1 vote
1 answer
521 views

Occasional I/O Errors when attempting to transfer some files but others work fine

I'm running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and when I attempt to transfer files through the file browser from one machine to a new directory on a server, I run into an issue where some files are able to ...
Jmes's user avatar
  • 11
-2 votes
2 answers
443 views

SSH file transfer, permission denied

I am trying to download a file from a target server for a project. Once I have this file I can gain access to the root however when I try to send the file to my kali machine it doesn't work and says ...
jez's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
25 views

Capturing a processes file activity and transmitting it to a remote host in real time

Are there any tools out there to intercept all the file activity of a process, transmit that to a process on a remote host (eg. zmq), and replay it there, in real time? This is to enable remote ...
Jason Iversen's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
347 views

scp / ssh: deleting a big file (1 TB+) WHILE it is being transferred

EDIT — To clarify/summarize, the scenario is the following: - Context: Large file (1 TB+) on server A, virtually no disk space left on server A, disk utilization on A keeps growing rapidly and that ...
nisc's user avatar
  • 1,455
0 votes
1 answer
754 views

rsync not working even when the destination file exists

I wish to get a file /export/home/remoteuser/stopforce.sh from remotehost7 to localhost /tmp directory. I fire the below command to establish that the file exists on the remote host: [localuser@...
Ashar's user avatar
  • 459
1 vote
1 answer
481 views

Use of rsync for fast and complete transfer

I want to use rsync for fast transfer. Is -z, --compress (compress file data during the transfer) secure, and how can I check that each file is transferred completely. Have done rsync --info=help to ...
Pietru's user avatar
  • 371
2 votes
0 answers
1k views

Remote file transfer (rsync, scp, sftp) times out

I am running into a problem where my connection times out when I try to transfer a file remotely from a MAC OS (11.2.3) to Ubuntu 18.04.05. I am able to connect and have write access to files via ssh. ...
m.evans's user avatar
  • 121
1 vote
0 answers
210 views

Transferring Files from Remote Server to PC using SCP

I am trying to use the command, scp -r [email protected]:/pathto/my/workfolder/ C:/MyPC/Downloads/ to copy workfolder to my PC. However, although some files have been downloaded successfully,...
GISEnthu's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
643 views

How to transfer all files from one computer to another in Kali Linux

I have a Kali Linux laptop with a lot of files on it. I have recently bought another computer, and I would like to transfer all of the files easily, including the packages, libraries, etc. This way, ...
Raghav Herugu's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
3k views

rsync: read list of files from pipe

I can transfer file /tmp/file using rsync to remote server: rsync -R -av /tmp/file root@server:/ but how can I provide the list of files to be transfert from a pipe? I tried using the --files-from= ...
Martin Vegter's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
32 views

Faster Disk side of the HDD

So the internet is saying that the inner part of the disk is FASTER then the outside of it. Now do explain me that this is right and if it is right please tell me how to transfer my data to the ...
Ahmad Bashir's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
165 views

Data transfer speed is less than expected

I am running a server on Kali Linux using a command as follows. python3 -m http.server 8000 Adapter connected to this Linux desktop is this. And I have a router that has which has 5 GHz (and speed ...
shivank anchal's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
493 views

Maximum data transfer over Ethernet

I'm trying to check what the maximum transfer speed is over ethernet. In my local network I want the communication between a Linux device and a Microsoft machine. I tried using dd if=/dev/zero | ssh ...
Dukel's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
1 answer
177 views

monitoring data read/write speed to storage unit in linux

Running rhel 7.7 on a server having a dell powervault storage unit. I wish to test the read/write speed from my head node to the /data mount point which is NFS over infiniband. I want to to observe ...
ron's user avatar
  • 5,806
1 vote
3 answers
402 views

Duplicate Debian dedicated server to a virtual machine

We have a dedicated bare metal debian 10 server which runs some applications which were very hard to setup. Now this server needs to be migrated to a KVM based virtual machine. My plan was instead of ...
manifestor's user avatar
  • 2,423
3 votes
1 answer
56 views

Send large file to multiple machines on lan with slow network cards

I have a large file(s) (say 10GB) that I want to transfer from one machine to many (say 50) identical machines connected to LAN. It makes sense to me that transfering like this: /--> 4 ...
Radost's user avatar
  • 131
0 votes
0 answers
799 views

How to copy file from tftp server to a network device?

I have a linux machine. I guess tftp server is running in it as I see the directory - /tftpboot. But I am not sure. So how can I confirm this? And I have a networking device which is reachable from ...
Darshan L's user avatar
  • 259
-1 votes
1 answer
823 views

SFTP with sudo as different user and passwordless connection

I have a batch job that runs as local user. I have a requirement to sftp files as part of the same job but with sudo in as different AD user. To achieve this, the AD user has been setup on source ...
user439867's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
5k views

Using openssl s_client to get a file from an https server from the command line

I have a file hosted on an https server and I'd like to be able to transfer it to my client using openssl s_client as follows: openssl s_client -connect <my_ip:my_port>/my_file. I'm able to ...
help_me_transfer_this's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
45 views

How to move my 4GB+ file from my computer to a VPS with only terminal access?

I have bought a VPS where I have terminal access via SSH. I have a zip file of the project I want to move to this VPS, sized about 4 GB+. However there seem to be no way upload this file to either ...
hahasajk's user avatar

1
2 3 4 5