[CentOS] File transfer protocols question.

Eduardo Grosclaude eduardo.grosclaude at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 11:35:58 UTC 2006


IIRC, wget used to have a max file size of 2GB. Could there be such a
problem with your FTP client?

2006/3/22, Dominik Składanowski <dskladanowski at gmail.com>:
>
> > > First I used FTP client from my computer where I have a backup. FTP
> > > upload from my computer has failed. I think 5GB file is too large for
> > > the FTP protocol. Now I have loged into shell of the server (where
> > > backup should be) and I'm downloading backup file from my computer
> > > through SFTP.
> > >
> > > Can you say how big file I can download/upload using SFTP (SCP)
> protocol?
> > >
> > > Regards.
> >
> > I'm not aware of a limit in either FTP or SFTP/SCP, but I could be
> > wrong there.  I know I have done some 2-3 GB xfers with SFTP.  Could
> > it be a problem with filesystem on the destination machine not
> > allowing files greater than, say, 4 GB?
>
> Space on the destination machine is enough.
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