One of our customers had a unique challenge of moving web servers. Their site was huge, with one directory having over 200GB of images. They opted to do a partial migration, copying over the website as is first before the final switch over. The final switch over required to copy over only the latest files created […]
Using the following command in SSH, you will be able to extract files from your tar file. tar -xf file.tar
Use the following command if you want to create a tar and compress a file (or folder). tar -czf /path/to/save/file.tar folder_or_file_name The options used in the above command are outlined below for your understanding. -c = create -z = compress a file -f = use the file mentioned instead of tape drive
If your SSH ls command output is really long, and cannot be viewed on screen – you can use the following command to part of it with a more command to continue down the list. ls [options here] | more Example:- ls -l | more
A couple of useful SSH commands to find files on your linux server.