Can you use rsync -e ssh? This should be able to "resume" the file
transfer, and maybe rsync will let you get around the problem you are
having with scp (about which I know very little). Also, can you rcp
through a ssh tunnel without hanging?

Ryan

On Jul 20, 2006, at 3:53 PM, Kevin Armstrong wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I'm trying to scp a large file (9 gig) from a Sun server, OS
> Solaris 8 to a Sun Ultra 5 using OpenSSH_3.7.1. The file transfer
> always hangs at or around 3 gig. I know this is an older version
> of OpenSSH and this may have been resolved in a later version. But
> if there is someone who knows how to correct this without
> upgrading, I'd really appreciate your assistance. I cannot upgrade
> the servers at this time because these are production servers.
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Kevin