ray@ssmadebian:~$ scp -R /home/ray/kayla/ email@example.com:
scp: illegal option -- R
usage: scp [-1246BCpqrv] [-c cipher] [-F ssh_config] [-i identity_file]
[-l limit] [-o ssh_option] [-P port] [-S program]
[[user@]host1:]file1 [...] [[user@]host2:]file2
i must of been doing something wrong with that -r before maybe had an extra space or something in there as it worked tonight. oh well...
Thanks again for the help.