SSH between computers on LAN
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 22:48:38 UTC 2009
> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>> I have sshd on this Hardy on my big computer and it works fine when
>> I ssh to it from my laptop with Intrepid. It goes through 2 routers and
>> still works fine. But I can't get it to transfer files between the 2
>> I read where a guy was using "scp" to transfer files but his router
>> failed. My problem is simply "scp" doesn't work because I can not figure
>> out how to use it. When I type "scp" it prints a long list of things
>> which mean nothing to me.
>> This is the same as ftp but using different letters and such. I
>> don't have sshd set up on the laptop. Could this cause a problem?
> hi karl,
> ive recently started using this to transfer things between computers on
> my lan as well. try it this way, and take a look at the man page too,
> its helpful
> scp filename <space> ip of computer your sending to: ~
> this will transfer the file to the home directory of receiving computer
Well I am trying to transfer a file from the computer I'm connected
to with ssh, and it seems to try to reach the ip address I gave but it
isn't getting there for some reason.
But scp seems to be happy with the # scp filename ip format. So I
will keep trying and many thanks for the hints!
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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