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# 1  
Old 10-30-2003
moving files ??

I am using AIX Version 5.1
If I moved a file say using this command [mv file.exp /rd/rpt]
but the directory rpt did not exist would this dump the file?
I went back to the directory I was moving it from and the file was gone and when I looked in the directory I moved it to of course that directory was not found. Is there anyway to remedy this problem?
# 2  
Old 10-30-2003
Your file should be in the /rd directory but now named "rpt" ---- unless you did another mv file2.exp /rd/rpt which would over-write it.
# 3  
Old 10-30-2003
so whats gone is gone?

so the second time I did that the file before is replaced the next one I out in and the first one is gone?
I understand I believe Smilie
Thank you
# 4  
Old 10-30-2003

This is my first post. Please excuse me for asking such a poor question.

I am a MacOsX user and have learned by myself how to log to my other Macs on a Network. (typing ssh bernardo@ on the unix terminal).

Could any of you guys teach me how to move files from one computer to another once I have logged in?
# 5  
Old 11-02-2003
Try "scp /sourcedirectory/sourcefile user@targethost:/targetdirectory/targetfile".

To get more information type "scp" w/o any options or refer to's
man pages.

Hope this helped.

# 6  
Old 11-02-2003
Hi Tommy!

Thanks for replying!

Letīs say that I am logged using my computer at home, with my another computer at work, and imagine that the IP address is (just an example).

Would this be the comand line?

scp /users/bernardo/desktop/myfile.txt bernardo@

Thanks again!

Bernardo Hohl
Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
# 7  
Old 11-03-2003
scp /users/bernardo/desktop/myfile.txt bernardo@
Yes, that should work if you have ssh (and scp) installed in both servers and you have necessary port opened in your firewall (normally tcp 22, opened by client side).


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