UMass Boston

File Transfers

For transferring files to/from on-campus HPC storage servers, secure copy (SCP) is the preferred application (or protocol).  

Linux and OS X:

On a Linux or OS X system, its syntax is similar to the cp command, and is covered fully in the man pages ('man scp').


On a Microsoft windows system, we recommend (and support) the use of Cygwin/X.  Alternatively, there are various other scp clients available such as PuTTY or WinSCP.  


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Boston, MA 02125
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