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LXer 07-04-2009 08:10 AM

LXer: scp- secure way to copy files between hosts using ssh
 
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The SCP protocol, which runs on port 22, is similar to the BSD rcp protocol, however unlike rcp, data is encrypted during transfer, to avoid potential packet sniffers extracting usable information from the data packets. The protocol itself does not provide authentication and security; it relies on the underlying protocol, SSH, to provide these features. You can use scp to copy files between remote hosts using secure a connexion.

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