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Unix - Transferring Files

This article explains how to transfer files in Unix using Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP).

You can transfer files between a Server Cluster and other computers using the sftp (Secure FTP) utility which is part of the SSH suite. This program is available for just about any operating system; this document explains it's use on the command line implementation included in nearly all Unix/Linux distributions.

If you don't have a copy of sftp on your system, you can add it by installing SSH (SSH - Quickstart Guide).

Keywords:unix sftp secure file transfer protocol   Doc ID:15877
Owner:Larry T.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2010-11-30 18:00 CSTUpdated:2015-01-26 10:28 CST
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