12 scp command examples to transfer files on Linux
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Scp (Secure Copy) is a command line tool to copy or transfer files across hosts. It uses the same kind of security mechanism like the ssh program. In fact it uses an ssh connection in the background to perform the file transfer. scp refers both to the "protocol" that defines how secure copy should work and the "program" (command) which is installed as a part of OpenSSH suite of tools.
In this quick tutorial we shall look at a few examples the scp command and how it can be used to transfer files securely.
Some good examples to copy or transfer files across systems.