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Uploading files from Mac to Unix/Linux via ssh

Ok. I am using the Terminal window to ssh into a unix server. I am not sure how to copy a file from my mac onto the unix server. What command do I enter and how do I type the file I want to upload

Example. Say my file is named Test1.doc and it is on the usr/me/test/working/ directory and I want to upload into to the Unix directory listed as me/test2/ what command do I need to enter? Thanks.
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If you are able to ssh, you are also able to scp.

Look at the man page for scp.

Generally it's not that dissimilar to the regular cp command.

From your Mac:
Code:
MyMac $ >  scp someFile someUser@someServer:/somePath/someFile

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I am a newbie. What command do I use with scp? How do I write it? "scp someFile someUser@someServer:/somePath/someFile" ? Is someFile the actual file name? if the file is names Test1 and is on directory usr/test/working so it looks like usr/test/working/Test1.doc and I want to upload it to Unix Server me@55.55.55.55 onto file usr/me/directory1/working how exactly would I write it? Thanks.
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Based on what you asked:

Code:
scp /usr/test/working/Test1 me@55.55.55.55:/usr/me/directory1/working/Test1
             |          |   |     |               |                     |
       Source Dir       |   |  Remote Svr         |                 Remote File (optional)
                Source File |                Remote Directory (optional)
                       Remote User

As I suggested, please refer to the man page.

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