libssh2_scp_send64 - Man Page

Send a file via SCP


#include <libssh2.h>

libssh2_scp_send64(LIBSSH2_SESSION *session, const char *path, int mode,
                   libssh2_uint64_t size, time_t mtime, time_t atime);


session - Session instance as returned by libssh2_session_init_ex(3)

path - Full path and filename of file to transfer to. That is the remote file name.

mode - File access mode to create file with

size - Size of file being transmitted (Must be known ahead of time). Note that this needs to be passed on as variable type libssh2_uint64_t. This type is 64 bit on modern operating systems and compilers.

mtime - mtime to assign to file being created

atime - atime to assign to file being created (Set this and  mtime to zero to instruct remote host to use current time).

Send a file to the remote host via SCP.

Return Value

Pointer to a newly allocated LIBSSH2_CHANNEL instance, or NULL on errors.


LIBSSH2_ERROR_ALLOC -  An internal memory allocation call failed.

LIBSSH2_ERROR_SOCKET_SEND - Unable to send data on socket.


LIBSSH2_ERROR_EAGAIN - Marked for non-blocking I/O but the call would block.


This function was added in libssh2 1.2.6 and is meant to replace the former libssh2_scp_send_ex(3) function.

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17 Apr 2010 libssh2 1.2.6 libssh2 manual