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FTP & SCP from Linux terminal

Submitted by editor on Thu, 01/25/2018 - 13:03
Question

How to use linux shell to download and upload files via FTP SFTP or SCP ?

 

SCP - Secure copy

Download a file via SCP
File :        /tmp/mysql.dump.sql
Server/Login :    THE_USERNAME:PASSWORD@domain.com
Download to :     . (Current directory)
scp user:pass@domain.com:/tmp/mysql.dump.sql .

 

FTP - File Transfer Protocol

Connet to the server

ftp ftp.domain.com
Show the files in the current directory
ls
Show the current directory path
pwd
Change the directory
cd DIRECTODY_PATH
Change the directory in the local machine
lcd DIRECTODY_PATH
Download a file
get FILE_NAME
Download multimple files (Exampel all .txt files)
mget *.txt
Upload a file
put FILE_NAME
Upload multimple files (Exampel all .txt files)
mput *.txt
Delete a file
delete FILE_NAME
Delete a directory
rmdir
Close the connection from FTP server
quit (or bye)

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