10 SCP Commands to Transfer Files/Folders in Linux

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Pungki Arianto

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53 Responses

  1. Sridhar says:

    I liked the -C option. Saves time!

  2. Shakti says:

    More then one option i.e. -r and -v can be used.

  3. Hemant Sethia says:

    Hi Pungki Arianto,

    We’ve two servers, but how can we execute a file from another environment without providing passwords.

  4. kundan singh says:


    Is there any way to copy a file using scp without entering a password except sshkeygen? I want to put my credentials in a file and the scp script read this.

  5. urwah says:

    There are two Linux server, if i want to send 2 GB file from one to another, so from which command i can send? more importantly, i should get an email on my account that your file has been sent.

    Please help me..

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