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Re: scp from stdin

Brian McGroarty wrote:
  >Is there a way to pipe input to a file on a remote host via scp?
  >tar cz ~user | scp ??? user@remotehost.com:outfile.tgz

Not according to its manual page.  Try this:

  tar cz ~user | ssh user@remotehost.com "cat >outfile.tgz"

(You put the remote command in quotes so that its redirection doesn't get handled
by your local shell.)

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