SCP

scp Nov 20, 2010

As people have become more security concious with the transfer of data, in particular on the Enterprise/Corporate environments security teams are tightening down more and more on the use of insecure protocols. As a result the old favourites of TFTP/FTP etc are being removed. A number of replacements exist SCP/SFTP and to all intense and purpose facilitate the transfer of data.

scp file.txt user@xxxxxxxxxxx:/home/user/.

and

scp user@xxxxxxxxxxx:/home/user/file.txt .

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Rob Edwards

Northern (UK) chap focusing on platforms, automation, cloud and cloud native applications. Recovering network engineer, although it turns out networking is as important, if not more, now than before!

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