10 SCP Commands to Transfer Files/Folders in Linux

Pungki Arianto

Currently I am a Linux/Unix administrator. But I also play Windows both in server and desktop area. Interested in information technology, information security and writing.

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34 Responses

  1. Prasad says:

    It is useful article. But you may mention how to copy local to remote, remote to local, remote to remote and all. Anyway it’s good.

  2. Satya says:

    Nice Article. After reading entire article- Very impressive.. Most of the time I was used general scp -pr, now I understand the importance of this scp command with detailed info. New thing is learned scp -C… Good to hear all and very good article.(DBA)

  3. Naagabaabu says:

    Nice article. Covers more useful SCP options in a detailed manner….. Helps me alot to learn about SCP command. thank you for your information..

  4. Johns says:

    Great article. I had an issue with a password-less login via ssh and rsync. There was a Linux ftp server that had a mounted CIFS (Win2003) share on the back end. For the life of me I couldn’t get rsync to copy. So…my wild guess was the CIFS mount was under a windows security contact where as rsync had no access to.
    I tried scp and now I can copy file (flawless).
    Just my two cents. Again great article!

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