How to upload file through terminal
In order to upload file to a server through a terminal you should use scp. It is a secure and easy way to manage uploads.
Simple specify file to upload, you server host and path where you want your file to be uploaded:
scp local.txt firstname.lastname@example.org:/var/www
- local.txt is your local file,
- user is your server user (the same as ssh user),
- mysite.com is your server host,
- /var/www is a directory on your server where you want to upload your files.
Consider using simpler alternative to quickly upload and download files between servers/desktops.
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