On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 04:43:38PM -0700, Juri Mianovich wrote: > > --- 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 ?
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