Copying a file from a remote host
When using TCP/IP to copy files, you can use this procedure to copy files from a remote host.
- To establish a connection to a remote host, type:
In this example,
host1is the name of the host to which you wish to connect.
tftp>prompt is displayed.
- To determine that a connection has been established, type:
statusA message similar to the following is displayed:
Connected to host1 Mode: netascii Verbose: off Tracing: off Remxt-interval: 5 seconds, Max-timeout: 25 seconds tftp>
- Enter the get subcommand, the name
of the file to be transferred, and the name to be assigned to the file on
the remote system:
get /home/alice/update updateThe
/home/alicedirectory on the remote host must have read permission set for other users. In this example, the
/home/alice/updatefile is transferred from
host1to the update file in the current directory on the local system.
- To end the session, type:
or press the Ctrl-D key sequence.