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Conch command-line SFTP client.

October 8, 2005
CFTP(1)                            BSD General Commands Manual                            CFTP(1)

NAME conchftp — Conch command-line SFTP client
SYNOPSIS conchftp [-B buffer_size] [-b command_file] [-R num_requests] [-s subsystem]
DESCRIPTION is a client for logging into a remote machine and executing commands to send and receive file information. It can wrap a number of file transfer subsystems The options are as follows: -B Specifies the default size of the buffer to use for sending and receiving. (Default value: 32768 bytes.) -b File to read commands from, '-' for stdin. (Default value: interactive/stdin.) -R Number of requests to make before waiting for a reply. -s Subsystem/server program to connect to. The following commands are recognised by : cd path Change the remote directory to 'path'. chgrp gid path Change the gid of 'path' to 'gid'. chmod mode path Change mode of 'path' to 'mode'. chown uid path Change uid of 'path' to 'uid'. exit Disconnect from the server. get remote-path [local-path] Get remote file and optionally store it at specified local path. help Get a list of available commands. lcd path Change local directory to 'path'. lls [ls-options [path]] Display local directory listing. lmkdir path Create local directory. ln linkpath targetpath Symlink remote file. lpwd Print the local working directory. ls [-l [path]] Display remote directory listing. mkdir path Create remote directory. progress Toggle progress bar. put local-path [remote-path] Transfer local file to remote location pwd Print the remote working directory. quit Disconnect from the server. rename oldpath newpath Rename remote file. rmdir path Remove remote directory. rm path Remove remote file. version Print the SFTP version. ? Synonym for 'help'.
AUTHOR cftp by Paul Swartz <>. Man page by Mary Gardiner <mary@twistedma‐>.
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