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Old 01-31-2008
how to verify that copied data to remote system is identical with local data.

I have created simple shell script
#!/bin/sh

echo `date`; echo "Start ....
find . -mtime +95 -print > /tmp/files.txt

for file in `cat /tmp/files.txt`
do
echo "copying file - $file"
/usr/local/bin/scp -p -P 2222 $file remote.hostname:/file/path
echo "copid file - $file"
done
echo "End .... "

How to verify that i have copied data successfully to remote system.

Thanks
Nilesh
# 2  
Old 01-31-2008
after you issue scp, check what does $? tell you
# 3  
Old 01-31-2008
Run a checksum or md5sum on the local files and then run the same on the remote copied files. If the two match, the files are ok.
# 4  
Old 01-31-2008
Is there any other way to verify expect md5sum ?

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