Copying a file to a remote host
When using TCP/IP to copy files, you can use this procedure to copy a file to 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 put subcommand, the name
of the file to be transferred from the local host, and the path and file name
for the file on the remote host:
put myfile /home/alice/yourfileThe
/home/alicedirectory on the remote host must have write permission set for others.The
myfilefile, located in the user's current working directory, is transferred to
host1. The path name must be specified unless a default has been established. The
myfilefile appears on the remote host as
- To end the session, type:
or use the Ctrl-D key sequence.