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Re: [SLUG] scp -c null ??
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] scp -c null ??
- From: Scott Ragen <scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 18:02:21 +1000
slug-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 16/08/2007 04:15:32 PM:
> Is it possible to have a "null" cipher for ssh/scp?
> On occasion I'm on my LAN, behind a firewall/router etc, and need to
> copy a few hundred megs or gigs between boxes.
> In this environment, I simply want maximum xfer rate, and minimum CPU
> use. I simply want to copy the files across, and have no desire to hide
> them, and have no one that I'm aware of on my LAN who would sniff them
> So I imagine there should be a "-c null" option to scp. But there does
> not seem to be.
Try using "-c none". Its undocumented, and may not exist for you, but
works on my debian system.