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# 1  
Old 12-04-2007
Capture scp output

I have a simple script that uses scp to copy some files from one server to another. I want to capture the files that are copied but simple redirection to a file does not work.

So I want to capture this output from the scp command in a log file.

Code:
-bash-3.00$ scp -pr /export/jumpstart/Files server2:/export/jumpstart
config.driver        100% |*********************************************************|  1026       00:00
hardening.driver     100% |*********************************************************|  3876       00:00
secure.driver        100% |*********************************************************|   493       00:00
user.init            100% |*********************************************************|  2588       00:00
whole_zone.cfg       100% |*********************************************************|   122       00:00
sparse_zone.cfg      100% |*********************************************************|   276       00:00
sudoers.20071022     100% |*********************************************************|  6142       00:00
sudoers.20071023     100% |*********************************************************|  6142       00:00
sudoers.20071024     100% |*********************************************************|  6649       00:00
sudoers.20071024v1   100% |*********************************************************|  6933       00:00
sudoers.20071026     100% |*********************************************************|  7053       00:00
sudoers              100% |*********************************************************|  7383       00:00
ntp.conf-prd         100% |*********************************************************|   142       00:00
ntp.conf-dr          100% |*********************************************************|   136       00:00

-bash-3.00$

Tornado
# 2  
Old 12-04-2007
That's a progress meter and would look awful if captured to a file as it contains cursor control codes.
# 3  
Old 12-04-2007
Is there a way I could just capture the files that have been copied and their sizes, without the progress meter ?
Tornado
# 4  
Old 12-04-2007
This is not too good because stdin has to be a terminal:-

Code:
#!/bin/sh

ssh </dev/tty >output -i .ssh/somekey -t user@localhost scp -i .ssh/somekey files.... user@localhost:directory/

But works by forcing the allocation of a pseudo-terminal so scp thinks it's stdout is writing to a terminal.
# 5  
Old 12-04-2007
Another option would possibly to use 'script'.
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# 6  
Old 12-05-2007
I can't use script, as the scp is just a line in a script I am using to copy files. I just wanted to have the files that get copied listed in a log file.
Tornado
# 7  
Old 12-05-2007
Perhaps a copy/paste into a text file then. Smilie

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