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read from standard input and write it to a file


gfal-save [ OPTION ]... FILE


gfal-save Reads from stdin and writes to a file until it finds EOF. If the file exists, it will be overwritten.


-h,  --help

show help about the command.

-V,  --version

output version information and exit.

-v,  --verbose

verbose mode. Repeat up to 3 times for the most verbose mode.

-D,  --definition DEFINITION

define properties for gfal2. Definitions have the following syntax: "CONFIG_GROUP:KEY=VALUE"

-t,  --timeout TIMEOUT

global timeout for the execution of the command. Command is interrupted if time expires before it finishes. Note: A grace period of 30 seconds is given to the global timeout.

-E,  --cert CERT

user certificate. (This option takes effect only after X509_USER_PROXY environment variable and default /tmp/x509up_u`id -u` location cannot provide a certificate)

--key KEY

user private key.


forces Gfal2 to use IPv4 addresses only. (Option valid only for GridFTP protocol)


forces Gfal2 to use IPv6 addresses only. (Option valid only for GridFTP protocol)

-C,  --client-info CLIENT_INFO

provide custom client-side information.

--log-file LOG_FILE

write Gfal2 library logs to the given file location.



/etc/group | gfal-save srm://



All configuration files in this directory affect the behavior of the underlying gfal2.


Duarte Meneses <>
Adrien Devresse <>
Alejandro Alvarez Ayllon <>
Andrea Manzi <>
Mihai Patrascoiu <>
Joao Lopes <>

See Also

gfal-cat(1), gfal-chmod(1), gfal-copy(1), gfal-ls(1), gfal-mkdir(1), gfal-rename(1), gfal-rm(1), gfal-save(1), gfal-stat(1), gfal-sum(1), gfal-token(1), gfal-xattr(1), gfal-evict(1), gfal-bringonline(1), gfal-archivepoll(1)

Referenced By

gfal-archivepoll(1), gfal-bringonline(1), gfal-cat(1), gfal-chmod(1), gfal-copy(1), gfal-evict(1), gfal-ls(1), gfal-mkdir(1), gfal-rename(1), gfal-rm(1), gfal-stat(1), gfal-sum(1), gfal-token(1), gfal-xattr(1).

March 2022 v1.7.1