Transfer files using SSH

The most used method to transfer files among servers is scp. However, an alternative method is by piping cat and ssh.

From your local machine, you want to send “telnet” to “hostname7.site.com“.

Issue:

# cat telnet-0.17-59.el7.ppc64.rpm | ssh root@hostname7.site.com "cat - > /root/telnet-0.17-59.el7.ppc64.rpm"
It's magic!
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Platform location of an adapter

Knowing the physical location of an adapter can be done physically (by looking at the main board of your system and searching for your adapter) or remotely, and that can be a little tricky.

In order to remotely know the platform location of an adapter in your Power System, you need to perform 3 steps: Continue reading “Platform location of an adapter”