Category Archives: System Admin

SCP Files Over A Non-Standard Alternate Port

scp I seem to rant often about changing the SSH port. Hmmm. Today, I want to secure copy (scp) a file to the remote server where SSH accepts incoming connections on a non-standard port (anything other than 22). Here’s the command: 1$ scp -P 2222 /source/ jason@ And that is all there is to it. […]

How To Manage Archives With Tar and Untar

CentOS 6 This is not the most comprehensive guide, but rather a quick tip to tar and untar directories. Tar is a powerful file archive and compression utility that is fast to execute and creates conveniently small archives when used with compression turned on. Archive The syntax is very easy. Here’s how we create a […]