scp with port number

SCP command is used to copy files between servers in secure way. The basic syntax of the SCP command is as follows:

scp source_file_name [email protected]_host:destination_folder

This command will copy the file from local to the remote server location.

scp [email protected]_host:/source_file_name /destination_folder

The above command will copy the file from remote server to local.

You can use the scp command with port no also. For that use the syntax,

scp -P portnumber filename [email protected]:destnation_folder

That’s all

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