Using scp/rsync/sftp with Mac OS X



This article describes the basics of using scp/rsync/sftp to access QRIScloud storage from Mac OS X.

These protocols are one way of accessing data collections.


The hostname for the collection.

A user name and password for accessing the collection.


These programs have many features and options. Please read their manual pages for more information.

Command line

The command line scp, rsync and sftp programs can be used from the Terminal. See Using scp/rsync/sftp with Unix/Linux for details.

Third-party programs

Third-party applications can also be used.

See also

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