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SCP (Secure Copy) Command Tutorials with Practical Examples

This tutorial will help the system administrators how to securely copy files to remote linux servers from local linux machine & vice versa in UNIX like operating system. SCP stands for Secure Copy ,it copies files between hosts over a network. It uses ssh for data transfer & uses the same authentication and provides the same security as ssh. Unlike rcp, scp will ask for passwords or passphrases if they are needed for authentication.