[SunHELP] File copy with SSH
dan_williams at ntlworld.com
Sat Dec 20 01:22:06 CST 2003
Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> Patrick Marquetecken says ...
>>I need to copy a lot of data from a old disk to a new one with ufsdump
>>after hours, I can login from home with VPN and SSH into the server, if
>>I start the ufsdump with "&" at the end of the line the process keeps on
>>running even if I end the connection, yes ?
>I don't think so; I think you still need to use "nohup".
>Another possibility would be to schedule it as an "at" job, which has the
>additional benefit of e-mailing you the results.
I've done remote jobs before using an xterm under vnc. It keeps running
and you can check back and see how it's doing.
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