I periodically have to use SSH to connect to some remote servers I work with. I'm writing this post just as a way to document some common ways I send files back and fourth.
First to login over SSH you use the following:
To copy I normally use the
scp unix command. You can learn more on that here.
upload from local to remote
To copy files from your local machine to a remote server you've SSHd into do the following:
scp -r <local_directory_to_upload> <username>@<ip_address_or_hostname>:<remote_folder>
download from remote to local
To copy files from your remote server to your local machine do the following:
scp -r <username>@<ip_address_or_hostname>:<remote_folder> <local_directory_to_download>
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