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Copy a database [file] from another server

On the original server, first backup it's database as described above. [server] is the domain name or IP address of the server you wish to copy from. [username] is the username to access the remote server.

While on the server you wish to copy to, and in the directory you want the file to reside:

$ scp [username]@[server]:/path/to/file/to/copy/[filename] ./[filename]

When prompted for a password, enter the root password for the original server

To reverse it, effectively pushing a file to a remote server you would reverse the above command:

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