Help me move old site (large files)

anyone can help me how to move my old site to dreamhost

my old site come with very large size

how if i use ssh access

i try mv command and it not works

help me

Do you have ssh access to your old host? Can you rsync it directly to your dreamhost account?

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In addition to Lensman answers on using SSH and rsync, check the wiki :


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the best advice I can give ( to make it go a bit faster) is if you do have ssh access on your old site, zip your entire directory up. Even if it’s one large (really large) file it will make it go much faster and make your chance of having errors much much smaller.