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scp.c
/*
 * Sample showing how to do a simple SCP transfer.
 */ 
 
#include "libssh2_config.h"
#include <libssh2.h>
 
#ifdef HAVE_WINSOCK2_H
#include <winsock2.h>
#endif
#ifdef HAVE_SYS_SOCKET_H
#include <sys/socket.h>
#endif
#ifdef HAVE_NETINET_IN_H
#include <netinet/in.h>
#endif
#ifdef HAVE_UNISTD_H
#include <unistd.h>
#endif
#ifdef HAVE_ARPA_INET_H
#include <arpa/inet.h>
#endif
#ifdef HAVE_SYS_TIME_H
#include <sys/time.h>
#endif
 
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <fcntl.h>
#include <errno.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <ctype.h>
 
int main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
    unsigned long hostaddr;
    int sock, i, auth_pw = 1;
    struct sockaddr_in sin;
    const char *fingerprint;
    LIBSSH2_SESSION *session;
    LIBSSH2_CHANNEL *channel;
    const char *username="username";
    const char *password="password";
    const char *scppath="/tmp/TEST";
    libssh2_struct_stat fileinfo;
    int rc;
    libssh2_struct_stat_size got = 0;
 
#ifdef WIN32
    WSADATA wsadata;
    int err;
 
    err = WSAStartup(MAKEWORD(2,0), &wsadata);
    if (err != 0) {
        fprintf(stderr, "WSAStartup failed with error: %d\n", err);
        return 1;
    }
#endif
 
    if (argc > 1) {
        hostaddr = inet_addr(argv[1]);
    } else {
        hostaddr = htonl(0x7F000001);
    }
    if (argc > 2) {
        username = argv[2];
    }
    if (argc > 3) {
        password = argv[3];
    }
    if (argc > 4) {
        scppath = argv[4];
    }
 
    rc = libssh2_init (0);

    if (rc != 0) {
        fprintf (stderr, "libssh2 initialization failed (%d)\n", rc);
        return 1;
    }
 
    /* Ultra basic "connect to port 22 on localhost"
     * Your code is responsible for creating the socket establishing the
     * connection
     */ 
    sock = socket(AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM, 0);
 
    sin.sin_family = AF_INET;
    sin.sin_port = htons(22);
    sin.sin_addr.s_addr = hostaddr;
    if (connect(sock, (struct sockaddr*)(&sin),
            sizeof(struct sockaddr_in)) != 0) {
        fprintf(stderr, "failed to connect!\n");
        return -1;
    }
 
    /* Create a session instance
     */ 
    session = libssh2_session_init();

    if(!session)
        return -1;
 
    /* ... start it up. This will trade welcome banners, exchange keys,
     * and setup crypto, compression, and MAC layers
     */ 
    rc = libssh2_session_handshake(session, sock);

    if(rc) {
        fprintf(stderr, "Failure establishing SSH session: %d\n", rc);
        return -1;
    }
 
    /* At this point we havn't yet authenticated.  The first thing to do
     * is check the hostkey's fingerprint against our known hosts Your app
     * may have it hard coded, may go to a file, may present it to the
     * user, that's your call
     */ 
    fingerprint = libssh2_hostkey_hash(session, LIBSSH2_HOSTKEY_HASH_SHA1);

    fprintf(stderr, "Fingerprint: ");
    for(i = 0; i < 20; i++) {
        fprintf(stderr, "%02X ", (unsigned char)fingerprint[i]);
    }
    fprintf(stderr, "\n");
 
    if (auth_pw) {
        /* We could authenticate via password */ 
        if (libssh2_userauth_password(session, username, password)) {

            fprintf(stderr, "Authentication by password failed.\n");
            goto shutdown;
        }
    } else {
        /* Or by public key */ 
        if (libssh2_userauth_publickey_fromfile(session, username,

                            "/home/username/.ssh/id_rsa.pub",
                            "/home/username/.ssh/id_rsa",
                            password)) {
            fprintf(stderr, "\tAuthentication by public key failed\n");
            goto shutdown;
        }
    }
 
    /* Request a file via SCP */ 
    channel = libssh2_scp_recv2(session, scppath, &fileinfo);
 
    if (!channel) {
        fprintf(stderr, "Unable to open a session: %d\n",
                libssh2_session_last_errno(session));

        goto shutdown;
    }
 
 
    while(got < fileinfo.st_size) {
        char mem[1024];
        int amount=sizeof(mem);
 
        if((fileinfo.st_size -got) < amount) {
            amount = (int)(fileinfo.st_size -got);
        }
 
        rc = libssh2_channel_read(channel, mem, amount);

        if(rc > 0) {
            write(1, mem, rc);
        }
        else if(rc < 0) {
            fprintf(stderr, "libssh2_channel_read() failed: %d\n", rc);

            break;
        }
        got += rc;
    }
 
    libssh2_channel_free(channel);

    channel = NULL;
 
 shutdown:
 
    libssh2_session_disconnect(session, "Normal Shutdown, Thank you for playing");

    libssh2_session_free(session);

 
#ifdef WIN32
    closesocket(sock);
#else
    close(sock);
#endif
    fprintf(stderr, "all done\n");
 
    libssh2_exit();

 
    return 0;
}
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