scp command help


 
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scp command help

I need one help.

I want to copy specific folder/file from one Linux servers to another.
I want scp command that will search the file/folder in given path of one server and copy that result on another remote server.
Kindly help me to resolve issue

Thanks and Regards,
Rajesh
# 2  
Try

Remote to local

Code:
$ scp source destination

For file
Code:
$ scp  user@remoteserver:/file.txt /local/folder

for directory
Code:
$ scp -r user@remoteserver:/tmp /local/folders

Local to remote

For file
Code:
$ scp  abc.txt user@remoteserver:/tmp/

for directory
Code:
$ scp -r Folder/ user@remoteserver:/tmp/

# 3  
Hi Akshay ,

Thanks for the reply,

But my requirement is different what you have given solution.
My requirement is that it will search for specific file/folder on a given location and that search result will be copied using scp command.

Regards,
Rajesh
# 4  
Try

something like this

Code:
ssh user@server "find path/to/look  -name 'file-pattern'" > /tmp/file-list.txt
while read name; do
        scp user@server:$name /destination/;
done < /tmp/file-list.txt

# 5  
Try
Code:
scp -r path/to/search/*pattern* user@remote:/file/destination

 

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