My students want to transfer their course setup MySQL files from the Linux VM that I provide to Microsoft Windows 10. This post explains how because I found a couple small errors in the Google’d posts they would most likely see.
The first step is required because when I didn’t assign a name or domain to the the Fedora VM, which allows it to run as localhost on any student machine. In tandem, I didn’t assign a static IP address but opted for dynamic IP assignment. That means, the first step to securely copy the files requires you to find the assigned IP address. You can do that with the following Linux command:
ifconfig -a | grep 'inet[[:blank:]]' | head -1 | cut -c 14-30
It would return something like:
After you have discovered the IP address, you need to download PuTTy from their web site because includes the pscp (PuTTy …[Read more]