[CentOS] File transfer protocols question.

hkclark at gmail.com hkclark at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 11:02:20 UTC 2006

On 3/22/06, Dominik Składanowski <dskladanowski at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

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