[R] save R object into a remote directory
Rainer M Krug
Rainer at krugs.de
Tue Sep 6 11:00:39 CEST 2016
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Simone Tenan <tenan.simone at gmail.com> writes:
> Thanks Rainer,
> it's very kind of you.
> Unfortunately, I cannot save the (large) R object where the current R session is running. There is not enough memory and when I tried I got the error "error
> writing to connection".
OK - essential piece of information.
In this case, your best bet is trying to mount an a flder from your
client on the server and than save there.
Contact you administrator to find out if this is possible or (s)he has
> For that reason I was trying to save the object of of the remote server.
> On 6 September 2016 at 10:30, Rainer M Krug <Rainer at krugs.de> wrote:
> Simone Tenan <tenan.simone at gmail.com> writes:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm using R remotely via ssh connection in linux. I need to save a large R
> > object from the remote server to my laptop. How can I specify the path in
> > the save() function?
> You are working on the remote machine and there is no way that you can
> specify "out of the box" a save to client machine (I stand to be corrected).
> You could mount a directory on the client on the server, but I would
> suggest to
> 1) save the object on the server (the where R is running on)
> 2) use scp from the client to copy the file from the server to the
> client (the one you are typing on).
> scp user at host1:file1 ./TheNameOfTheLocalFile
> > Thanks much for your help,
> > Simone
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