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Old 10-03-2007
Perderabo wrote that script in ksh, an it uses constructs that are only availbale in ksh. You will not be able to "just switch to using bash", it would need quite a bit of work for to be it working.
# 9  
Old 10-03-2007
Bummer... I have a really large site(40GB) that I need to transfer from server to server. Any suggestions?
# 10  
Old 10-03-2007
What OS is it, what login mechanisms are available, and can you install additional software?
# 11  
Old 10-03-2007
Login Mechanisms? Plesk?
Yes.. It's a (dv) from (Virtual Dedicated Server)
# 12  
Old 10-03-2007
From the local server

scp -r /directory_to_copy user@remote_server:/remote_directory

will work if you have ssh on both servers and a firewall between them is not filtering port 22.

-r means recusive

man scp will help a lot.
# 13  
Old 10-03-2007
Originally Posted by ryanmccoy
Login Mechanisms? Plesk?
Yes.. It's a (dv) from (Virtual Dedicated Server)
Like ssh, ftp etc. Are you able to login, or do you have Plesk access only?
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Old 10-03-2007
I have root access
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