Copying appliance files How to Guide
This outlines the methods that can be used to copy files to and from PINsafe appliances.
- WinSCP and other copy utilities
- FTP Server
Login to the Webmin console via the following URL:
The Login page will be displayed. The default credentials are:
- Username: admin
- Password: lockbox
Once you've logged in, select the 'Others -> Upload and Download' option from the menu bar:
Select the required tab entitled "Upload to Server" or "Download from server":
Follow the options to Upload or Download files.
Secure Copy can be used to upload and download files to and from PINsafe Appliances. This is also useful for copying files between PINsafe servers.
scp filename username@<IP>:/destination/filename
Example 1: scp file1 email@example.com:/backups/file1
Example 2: scp firstname.lastname@example.org:/backups/file1 file1
Putty includes a scp called pscp
WinSCP and other copy utilities
WinSCP and other such programs can be used to upload and download files to and from PINsafe Appliances. Login using admin and the relevant password. For further information see WinSCP How To Guide
The PINsafe hardware appliances have USB ports that can be used to copy files to or from the appliance. This requires command line access.
To mount a USB device
Check device in console or from dmesg
mount /dev/sdb1 /media/usbdisk
usb can be accessed on /media/usbdisk
The PINsafe hardware appliances ship with DVD drives which can be used to upload files to the PINsafe server. Requires Command Line access and files on CD/DVD.
PINsafe is not an FTP server but it is possible from the command line to connect to a remote FTP server to upload and download files. Requires Command line access and an FTP server.