SCP: Copies files over the network securely; uses ssh for data transfer, using the same authentication and providing the same security as ssh.

Using:

scp [-p] [-v] [-r] [[[email protected]]host:] file_or_dir [[[email protected]]host:]file_or_dir

  • Putting:

scp mydata.dat [email protected]:Newname.dat

scp -r FileFolder [email protected]:/home/

  • Gettiing:

scp [email protected]:remote.data /home/local.dat

scp -r [email protected]:FileFolder /home/