How to transfer files from one server to another.

Date : 19/06/2019

Introduction :

To transfer a files or folder in secure way form one server to another server using SCP. SCP – Secure Copy Protocol, it is bulit in command used to copy files form one server to another server in securely.

Prerequisite :

  1. Receiver server’s username, ip address, password.
  2. SCP.


1)Basic format of scp is

scp source_file username@destination_host:destination_folder

2) Normally, to copy all the files in a directory using the -r option, in recursively copies the contents of source files.

scp -r/root/truefriend.txt

3) If there is no default port(22) then use -P option
scp -P 7102 /root/truefriend.txt root@1×

On Destination server.

Finally you able to find the file on another server.

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