On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 09:50:17PM +0200, Hadmut Danisch wrote:
> I was just using ssh to access an IPv6 machine.
>
> ssh root@2002:1234::1 (example address)
>
> works, while
>
> scp root@2002:1234::1:/etc/motd .
>
> works not, scp parses this as hostname 2002 and file path
> 1234::1:/etc/motd
>
> It's a syntax problem.
>
> The manpage addresses this problem for -L and -R arguments, but not
> for scp arguments. Any idea how to deal with this problem?


scp root@\[2002:1234::1\]:/etc/motd .

works for me.


bye,
Harold

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