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File transfer using telnet Connection

epooagg Aggarwal
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Joined: Sep 13, 2011
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Hi, I am trying to transfer file from remote machine to a local linux machine using telnet connection.
Is there any way to transfer file using telnet connection?
Thanks
Richard Tookey
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I have never tried to do a file transfer over Telnet and I'm not sure it is possible but since Telnet is insecure I would never even consider using it. In fact I wold never consider using Telnet ever for anything.

If your remote machine is running OpenSSH then you can securely copy files using either 'scp' or 'sftp' .
 
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