Most Important SCP Commands

Posted on 2021-09-21

SCP is a command that allows you to copy files and directories securely between two hosts.

Upload a file from local to remote host.

scp -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa client.rpm ubuntu@10.x.x.100:/remote/directory

Upload a directory from local to remote host.

scp -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa -r /home/user/documents ubuntu@10.x.x.100:/remote/directory

Download a file from a remote machine.

scp ubuntu@10.x.x.100:/remote/client.rpm /local/directory


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