[CentOS] File transfer protocols question.

Sean O Sullivan seanos at seanos.net
Wed Mar 22 11:06:13 UTC 2006

Dominik Składanowski wrote:
> I have to download/upload over 5GB backup file to server (Linux).
> 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?

rsync over ssh probably the best way to do it.
That said, I don't believe there is any limit file size in sftp/scp, and 
I'm unsure about ftp (although, was not aware of one).



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