[TriLUG] netcat - must be doing something stupid
turnpike420 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 29 15:22:14 EDT 2006
you have 1 command with "nc" in it and one command with "netcat" in
it. Are they properly aliased to the correct binary? just askin...
On 6/29/06, Greg Brown <gwbrown1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Machine A: dead PC running Knoppix, all drives are mounted and can be
> "ls"ed, "df"'ed, etc
> Machine B: OS X were I'd like to move data from Machine A
> Machine B (destination): nc -l -p 4444 | tar x
> Machine A (source): tar cf - * | netcat 192.168.x.x 4444 (where x.x is of
> course machine A)
> This does not work. No data traverses the network. I've tried many
> different port numbers. I'm off to bury myself in the man pages again. The
> directory on Machine B, where I want to transfer the data, is writeable and
> verified with 'touch test.file'.
> I'm looking at this command and obviously missing something that should be
> jumping right out at me. Any ideas what it is? I'm off to read the man
> pages again.
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