scp module for python ?

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at
Fri Feb 7 12:18:01 CET 2003

Gitte Wange <gitte at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I don't know if such a thing has been discussed at this list (I just
> subscribed) but I give at try :-)

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> I'm working on an application that should implement different protocols to
> transfer files to servers. On of those protocols is SSH (via scp).
> Does there exist some sort of scp module for python or is there anyway to
> do it ?

I'd try to use pyssh (didn't get it running myself, though) or Twisted's ssh
implementation (

-- Gerhard

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