Another little tidbit of info… when your scp transfer fails, you’re going to need to use rsync instead.
> Today I was tyring to transfer a huge file over a ssh connection. Everything was working fine, but at 94% the connection stalled and the transfer has been interrupted. $#!”&%, I thought, but luckily joen.dk helped me a lot!
> If you need to resume an scp transfer, try with rsync:
> `rsync –partial –progress –rsh=ssh user@host:remote_file local_file`
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