--- Giorgos Keramidas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On 2007-10-11 16:49, Juri Mianovich > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > I have an account on a system where I cannot log > in over SSH, but I > > _can_ run a limited set of commands remotely, over > SSH. (I am in a > > jail of some sorts). > > > > I want to append the contents of a local text file > to the contents of > > a remote text file, over SSH. > > > > Normally, I would do this locally with: > > > > cat file1 >> file2 > > > > But again, file2 is remote, and I can't log in > there... I have access > > to the 'echo' command and the 'dd' command (among > others) on the > > remote host ... so for instance, I can do things > like this: > > > > ssh [EMAIL PROTECTED] rm -rf filename > > > > So, with all that in mind, how do I append the > contents of a local > > file to a remote file, over SSH, using either > 'echo' or 'dd' ? > > Try running: > > cat file1 | ssh [EMAIL PROTECTED] "dd >> file2"
Thank you - I do indeed need to use 'dd' because I don't have access to 'cat' in the chroot. However, when I use your example, I get this error: dd: unknown operand >> So I have something off a bit ... help ? ____________________________________________________________________________________ Check out the hottest 2008 models today at Yahoo! Autos. http://autos.yahoo.com/new_cars.html _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"