[clug] scp alternative

jm jeffm at ghostgun.com
Sat Apr 11 09:03:30 GMT 2009

Late to the coversation, but I'll add...



George Bray wrote:
> I need to build a system that copies lots of compressed files (video)
> around between different hosts, so scp sounds like the obvious choice.
>  The files, however, are quite large and I'd rather not be wasting
> resources compressing and encrypting them for the journey.
> scp can be set to omit compression, fine, but encryption will still
> occur from what I can see.
> Does anyone know of an alternative solution where I get the
> client/host authentication of ssh, but don't get the CPU overhead of
> encrypting and compressing the payload?
> PS - I'm trying to avoid fileshares/mounts for robustity over long times.

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