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crontab and scp file transfer via script

I have a script that exports logs from log management server and send those exports to the archiver server. When I run this script manually, it complete it's task without any problem. It download ...
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What is the fastest way to send massive amounts of data between two computers? [closed]

This is a situation I am frequently in: I have a source server with a 320GB hard-drive inside of it, and 16GB of ram (exact specs available here, but as this is an issue I run into frequently on ...
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Rsync stuck in D state

I'm moving about 1 TB data from an EBS mounted on my EC2 to another EFS mounted on the same instance. I've been able to copy about 840 GB of data using rsync within the past 2 weeks or so. Now when I'...
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Folder transfer with scp command

I want to transfer my folder from my computer to server by using scp command. Folder structure like these : FOLDER/SubFolders/*.json. There are more than 1 SubFolders. Each of them has different JSON ...
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Copying contents of a folder via SCP results in `scp: error: unexpected filename: .`

I was using a script to copy the contents of a folder via SCP, without copying the folder itself. Something like this: scp -i id_rsa -P "$PORT" -r "$HOST:/folder1/folder2/." "backup" (I'm not able ...
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Transfering a file from Windows to Linux (without network connection) over serial port

I have a Windows 7 machine which is connected to a linux prototyping board over a serial connection. Now, I want to transfer files to Linux from Windows. The Linux machine does not have an ...
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How to write a script to move files with a specific name from folder “A” to folder “B” in my Google drive?

How can I write a script that moves files with a certain name from a certain folder to another certain folder in my Google drive? Example: I have a folder named 'A' with three files named 'X', 'Y', ...
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Bluetooth file transfer PC-to-Android fails

on sending a file from a debian machine to an android device over bluetooth using the blueman-sendto command it finishes with an error: _on_properties_changed (usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/blueman/...
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Sending files over Samba with command line

I was wondering if there is a way to use Samba to send items to a client machine via the command line (I need to send the files from the Samba server). I know I could always use scp but first I was ...
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File transfer using YMODEM sz

I'm trying to upload a firmware file over serial connection to a device that requires YMODEM protocol, from a raspberry pi. After a lot of digging, I keep finding that the sz --ymodem [file] command ...
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Retrieve file over serial without kermit and lrzsz

I have an embedded Linux on a custom board and I would like to send and receive file over its serial port. The only way to communicate with this device is over serial and the device offers a console ...
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Checking the integrity of TAR files for backup

I want make a backup of my Home directory and I've read a good method is to use the tar tool, and I think it suits me well since all I need to do is create a .tar of every folder in the Home directory ...
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Transfer localhost:8081 to my Webserver via FTP

I have a raspberry pi with motion installed. I have a mjpg at localhost:8081 and want to transfer it to an other webserver on the internet, so it's kind of a relay. I don't know where to find the mjpg ...
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How to copy a file that is still being written over ssh?

Here is the situation: I am uploading a large file from client A to a server using sftp. I also need to download this file from the server to client B over ssh. What I would like to do is start the ...
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Backup interruption using scp. How to exclude files just downloaded?

I need to backup a huge folder (more than 100 GB) from an external server. I use scp command in a linux terminal but connection issues happen sometimes. So I need to restart the procedure every time. ...
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Connected using screen over RS-232. How do I transfer a file to my local system?

I'm connected to a device over a serial cable and using screen I have full access to the remote system. How do I transfer an entire file(s) to my local system? Not just the contents of the file, I ...
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How can I determine the size of historical apt-get updates?

I'm trying to understand how much raw data one of my Ubuntu 18.x boxes consumes due to updates. Is there a log that can tell me? I see that there's package names in /var/log/dpkg.log but I don't see ...
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In what order does sftp fetch files when using “get -r folder”?

I'm doing a file transfer using sftp. Using the get -r folder command, I'm surprised about the order that the program is downloading the content. It looks like it would be selecting the files it ...
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How to copy the rest of lines of a file to another file [duplicate]

I have the string xyz which is a line in file1.txt, I want to copy all the lines after xyz in file1.txt to a new file file2.txt. How can I achieve this? I know about cat command. But how to specify ...
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How to transfer file from remote server to local machine using with ssh

I have accessed Linux Server on a Windows machine using ssh, created files and am now trying to see if I can transfer the files to my Windows local machine without the use if FTP apps. tried using the ...
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Script to copy a file to a remote host and rename it

I am trying to come up with a Shell script that can tar a file and copy (scp?) it from Host A to a remote host B at a particular destination /foo, and rename it to a particular time format we use let'...
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How to SAVE a file from remote server to local machine?

I need to acquire data from a little computer (Red Pitaya-linux) and save it to an external PC because it is very large. Also, I do not want to save the file first and then copy it using ssh for the ...
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How shall I fast and reliably transfer 300G files from a computer to another?

I want to transfer ~300G files from a laptop to other in the same local wifi network, for back up purpose. (I am running out of the space of my only external hard drive, and can't afford anything. ...
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High performance and secure network mounts for linux

I have a NAS I want to network mount to my computer to be used over the LAN and over the internet. I need the connection to be encrypted so I tried SFTP but found the transfer speed to be really slow (...
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Transferring files to someone else via sftp

Someone else is giving me a dataset that is too large to send via email, Dropbox, etc., so I'm thinking we can use sftp or scp. But how will she be able to do this without my giving her the password ...
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rsync keeps previous partial file when resuming

I often transfer large files from a remote server using rsync with the following command : rsync -rvhm \ --progress \ --size-only \ --stats \ --partial-dir=.rsync-partial \ "user@...
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Manjaro USB 3.0 transfer rate questionably slow

We have a fairly later(est) version of Manjaro linux xFCE, and we are trying to copy over 150 GB of data from a 1 terabyte HDD 5400 ROM to a Samsung external SSD T5 500 GB. It transfers at a whopping ...
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SSD Data Transfer

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on an HP Spectre which has USB-C connectors. I have a Samsung T3 500G SSD which I wipe & then rewrite to back up my data from the SSD of the HP. Transfer speeds for ...
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Is there any way to use chown/chgrp without modifying the last modified date?

I'm recovering files from an old hard drive and I need to keep the last modified date from the drive. The reason they are updating is because I need to change the ownership of the files to a new user.
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How to get the photos off a Windows phone

How can I see the photos taken with a Windows phone? I'm used to simply plugging in a phone using an USB cable and being able to browse to the folder containing the photos. In this case however, ...
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Thunderbird: How to transfer CalDAV/CardDAV Connections from one Machine to another?

On my main machine I am running Thunderbird with Lightning and have several CalDAV calendars connected. Furthermore there is also a CardDAV address book hooked up. How can I transfer those CalDAV and ...
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Copy Files between Wondows and Linux parallelly [closed]

I have a problem to transfer files from windows dir to Linux parallelly via internet. For example, using putty, I have 8 files in my windows directory, and should send them to the Linux server ...
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Transfer files from linux (of linuxdeploy in android) to android (in which linuxdeploy is installed)

I am using Linux on my Android phone via use of Linux deploy. I have some files in /root/android/ - folder of that linux partition. And I want one of those files to move to my /storage/sdcard1/ - ...
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Download data from DropBox to remote server (via scp)

I'm trying to transfer some large, gzipped files from a collaborator's DropBox to a remote server. Is there a way to do this with scp? Or is there a preferred method? Thank you in advance!
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Qubes OS Switch from Windows

Currently being on windows 10 and wanting to transfer to Linux I have found Qubes, and think it to be a good starting point for security and usability. But whatever, not the point. Is there a way to ...
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QEMU: Enable SFTP file exchange (guest ⇆ host) but prohibit guests access to public internet?

Assumed I run a Windows guest in a QEMU virtual machine on a Debian host. Hereby the Debian host is a common desktop computer with internet access. How can I set up a SFTP file exchange between guest ...
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How to save a file from Linux on to your desktop?

I have began using Putty.exe on a university computer that is also connected to the university server. I have a pdb file saved in my Linux directory. Is it possible to save this pdb file onto the ...
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Iptables to allow incoming FTP

I want to allow incoming FTP traffic. CentOS 5.4: This is my /etc/sysconfig/iptables file. # Generated by iptables-save v1.3.5 on Thu Oct 3 21:23:07 2013 *filter :INPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :FORWARD ...
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Downloading and uploading files via telnet session

I have an attendance device running Linux OS. I can connect this device via telnet session. There are some files in the device that I would like to download and upload with new files. How can I do ...
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rsync and watch partially transferred video file

I tried to copy a large video from my server to my local device with rsync -aP remotefile.mov localfile.mov But the local file does not show up unless I stop the rsync process. I can then watch the ...
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Transferring files via ssh but without scp or sftp

I need to transfer files via ssh, but unfortunately scp and sftp are not viable, as the host I am connecting is just a "door" node that is redirecting me to a different machine available only on a ...
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What does the `-C` flag exactly do in `scp`?

I always use either rsync or scp in order to copy file from/to a remote machine. Recently, I discovered in the manual of scp (man scp) the flag -C -C Compression enable. Passes the -C flag to ...
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Transferring millions of files from one server to another

I have two servers. One of them has 15 million text files (about 40 GB). I am trying to transfer them to another server. I considered zipping them and transferring the archive, but I realized that ...
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Easiest way to duplicate directory over FTP

I want to duplicate a directory on an FTP server I'm connected to from my Mac via the command-line Let's say I have file. I want to have files2 with all of file's subdirectories and files, in the ...
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Copying a file from Microsoft Windows 10 to Debian Linux version 9.5 [closed]

I have just read a portion of the article entitled: "How to upload a file from Windows to Linux?" In that article, there was a link to WinSCP. I downloaded that program, but I need to know if it is ...
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RaspberryPi samba file transfer is extremly slow

So Im extremly confused why my samba file transfer is so slow that it is kind of unusable. It seems to be fast in the beginning and then becomes stuck or extremly slow so that it has to be reset. A ...
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AFT - Where is Android device mounted automatically on Arch Linux?

Having read this page, I decided to give AFT a try, so I installed it by sudo pacman -S android-file-transfer, connected the device (OnePlus 3T) to the computer through USB, set it to "Transfer files ...
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How do I know if dd is still working?

I've not used dd all that much, but so far it's not failed me yet. Right now, I've had a dd going for over 12 hours - I'm writing an image back to the disk it came from - and I'm getting a little ...
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How to read one filesystem from a whole disk image file?

I ran these commands: VBoxManage clonehd d6b9f0a5-98df-48ca-83c8-91a0809ec349 --format RAW Debian.raw sudo dd if=~/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/Debian.raw of=/dev/sda5 When I try to mount the partition, I ...
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Resume Rsync after being interrupted, and data might be changed

I used the command "Rsync" to transfer large amount of data, from file system to nfs(about 1Tera). After a while, the computer shut off, and the transfered canceled (it took about 10 hours for 600G ...