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Automating system administration with ssh and scp

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From: tarzeau <gurkan(at)> [ date: 2003-01-05 ]
there's iBackup which makes the backup of configuration files without
having to worry wheter you have all files,
From: Stefan <smeister_1(at)> [ date: 2003-01-15 ]
It is also possible to copy ONE File from one Host to another by this way:

tar -cf - <localfile> | ssh -l <remoteHost> "( tar -xf - )"

On the local side the "tar -cf - <localfile>" Command creates a Stream which is piped into the ssh-Command. After the succesful login (by hand) on the remote side, ssh performs the Command "( tar -xf - )" immediatly which puts the Datastream back into a File. The Filename is the one from the local side (<localfile>).
From: Arno [ date: 2003-04-14 ]
Hi, I've found a little mistake that prevents the main script to work fine :

This mistake is a miss of double quote: '"' at the end of this line:
>> echo "If the name of commands.txt is commands_empty.txt then it is <<

Thank you.
From: xanurik <xanurik(at)> [ date: 2003-06-16 ]
Кто-нибудь, подскажите, где взять список команд для SSH.... плиз....
From: linhv <linhv(at)> [ date: 2003-07-16 ]
I want to use the command "scp" to copy files to another compuer without out
input the password interactively,Please tell me how to write the file needed.
From: Erdal Mutlu <erdal(at)> [ date: 2004-01-10 ]
Za xanurik

Bi mojete eto nayti.
ssh, scp, ssh-keygen, ssh-add, ssh-agent, sftp, sftp-server, ssh-keysign,

From: Anonymous User [ date: 2004-04-20 ]
Yeah but it's nice for the french guys like me to read some french ...

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