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The command line tool "put" is a command used to transfer files from the local system to a remote server or host. It is often used in conjunction with SSH (Secure Shell) to securely transfer files over a network.

  1. The "put" command is commonly used in FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients.
  2. It is used to upload or transfer files from the local machine to a remote server.
  3. The "put" command requires specifying the source file that needs to be transferred and the destination on the remote server.
  4. It supports both binary and ASCII file transfers based on the content of the file being transferred.
  5. "put" can transfer single files or multiple files, including directories, depending on the FTP client's capabilities.
  6. It is one of the fundamental commands used in file transfer operations using FTP.
  7. Different FTP clients may have variations in the syntax and usage of the "put" command.
  8. The "put" command can be used within scripts or automated processes to transfer files without manual intervention.
  9. The successful execution of the "put" command results in the file being uploaded to the specified remote location.
  10. Similarly, there is a corresponding command, "get", which is used to download or retrieve files from a remote server to the local system.

List of commands for put:

  • sftp:tldr:87032 sftp: Transfer local file to the remote system.
    $ put ${-path-local_file}
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