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What is the maximum file size I can copy with ftp & scp ??

 
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rveri
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What is the maximum file size I can copy with ftp & scp ??

HI Experts,

1. What is the maximum size of single file I can copy with ftp ??
2. What is the maximum file size I can copy with scp . ?

FTP vesion:
/usr/bin/ftp:
Copyright (c) 1985, 1989 Regents of the University of California.
main.c based on 5.13 (Berkeley) 3/14/89
....
Revision 1.1.214.10(PHNE_33406) Thu Jul 14 12:23:19 GMT 2005





SCP: ver:
/opt/ssh/bin/scp:
$Revision: 92453-07 linker linker crt0.o B.11.33 020605 $
$OpenBSD: scp.c,v 1.130 2006/01/31 10:35:43 djm Exp $
$HP-UX Secure Shell: scp.c,v A.04.30.014 2006/08/05 $



OS: hp-ux to hp-ux
Lan : 100MBps/FullDuplex: Auto On.


Thanks in advance.
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Jeeshan
Honored Contributor
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Re: What is the maximum file size I can copy with ftp & scp ??

FTP and SCP has no filesize limit for its transfers.
You would need to make sure the destination filesystem supports LARGEFILES.
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Johnson Punniyalingam
Honored Contributor

Re: What is the maximum file size I can copy with ftp & scp ??

No limits

as long as the destination server can support large files plus the network bandwith

shouldn't be any problem

Thanks,
Johnson
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