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Download files using SFTP commands

Use the SFTP client and method of your choice. Click "Enter/Return" on your keyboard after each command.

method Host name
Secure FTP
  1. Using your institution's assigned username, enter the following command: sftp [username]@scp.oclc.org
  2. Enter your institution's assigned password
  3. Choose directory (see directory folders): Enter cd [directory name or path]
  4. To retrieve files, enter get*
  5. To delete files after retrieving them, enter rm*
  6. Enter quit