[CentOS] transfer files securely

Thu Feb 9 14:41:46 UTC 2006
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 05:43, ryan wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 February 2006 7:34 pm, spart cus wrote:
> > hi guys,
> > were finding a way wherein we can upload/download files securely. site1
> > will upload files to my server and also to upload files from my server to
> > theirs. what solution will be good ? which is better a device or some
> > powerful linux software ?
> >
> > tia
> SCP which is really just a way to send files via SSH.
> If you want to transfer the files from a Windows desktop, check out WinSCP 
> http://winscp.net/eng/index.php

Or, if you want an efficient way to update changes periodically
you can use rsync over ssh.
rsync -essh -av source target
where either the source or target can be remote in the
form user at host:/path/to/dir.
Rsync uses an efficient method to find and transfer only
the differences.

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com