Copy files to Linux server through ssh tunnel

Martin Franklin mfranklin1 at gatwick.westerngeco.slb.com
Thu Oct 6 09:49:06 CEST 2005


durumdara at mailpont.hu wrote:
> Hi !
> 
> I have some backup files on a server farm.
> I want to store these local backup files on a backup file server for
> "safety's snake".
> 
> These files are compressed zip files with 12 character length password.
> But my system admin asked me, how can I improve the safety of the copy
> operation, and the storing (now I use Samba share to store these files. I
> map the SMB share on the client, copy these files, and unmap SMB).
> 
> Then I thinking to ssh protocol to improve protection.
> 
> The backup script is a py script. I see that Winscp can copy files through
> ssh tunnel. Can I do it too ?
> How ? How to I do it in pythonic way ?
> 
> Please help me with some examples or urls or other infos !
> 
> Thanks * 1000:
> dd
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See this:


http://www.lag.net/paramiko/


with this library you can use sftp to transfer you files.




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