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SCP(1)			FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual			SCP(1)

NAME
     scp -- secure copy	(remote	file copy program)

SYNOPSIS
     scp [-346BCpqrv] [-c cipher] [-F ssh_config] [-i identity_file]
	 [-l limit] [-o	ssh_option] [-P	port] [-S program] source ... target

DESCRIPTION
     scp copies	files between hosts on a network.  It uses ssh(1) for data
     transfer, and uses	the same authentication	and provides the same security
     as	ssh(1).	 scp will ask for passwords or passphrases if they are needed
     for authentication.

     The source	and target may be specified as a local pathname, a remote host
     with optional path	in the form [user@]host:[path],	or a URI in the	form
     scp://[user@]host[:port][/path].  Local file names	can be made explicit
     using absolute or relative	pathnames to avoid scp treating	file names
     containing	`:' as host specifiers.

     When copying between two remote hosts, if the URI format is used, a port
     may only be specified on the target if the	-3 option is used.

     The options are as	follows:

     -3	     Copies between two	remote hosts are transferred through the local
	     host.  Without this option	the data is copied directly between
	     the two remote hosts.  Note that this option disables the
	     progress meter.

     -4	     Forces scp	to use IPv4 addresses only.

     -6	     Forces scp	to use IPv6 addresses only.

     -B	     Selects batch mode	(prevents asking for passwords or
	     passphrases).

     -C	     Compression enable.  Passes the -C	flag to	ssh(1) to enable com-
	     pression.

     -c	cipher
	     Selects the cipher	to use for encrypting the data transfer.  This
	     option is directly	passed to ssh(1).

     -F	ssh_config
	     Specifies an alternative per-user configuration file for ssh.
	     This option is directly passed to ssh(1).

     -i	identity_file
	     Selects the file from which the identity (private key) for	public
	     key authentication	is read.  This option is directly passed to
	     ssh(1).

     -l	limit
	     Limits the	used bandwidth,	specified in Kbit/s.

     -o	ssh_option
	     Can be used to pass options to ssh	in the format used in
	     ssh_config(5).  This is useful for	specifying options for which
	     there is no separate scp command-line flag.  For full details of
	     the options listed	below, and their possible values, see
	     ssh_config(5).

		   AddressFamily
		   BatchMode
		   BindAddress
		   BindInterface
		   CanonicalDomains
		   CanonicalizeFallbackLocal
		   CanonicalizeHostname
		   CanonicalizeMaxDots
		   CanonicalizePermittedCNAMEs
		   CertificateFile
		   ChallengeResponseAuthentication
		   CheckHostIP
		   Ciphers
		   Compression
		   ConnectionAttempts
		   ConnectTimeout
		   ControlMaster
		   ControlPath
		   ControlPersist
		   GlobalKnownHostsFile
		   GSSAPIAuthentication
		   GSSAPIDelegateCredentials
		   HashKnownHosts
		   Host
		   HostbasedAuthentication
		   HostbasedKeyTypes
		   HostKeyAlgorithms
		   HostKeyAlias
		   HostName
		   IdentitiesOnly
		   IdentityAgent
		   IdentityFile
		   IPQoS
		   KbdInteractiveAuthentication
		   KbdInteractiveDevices
		   KexAlgorithms
		   LogLevel
		   MACs
		   NoHostAuthenticationForLocalhost
		   NumberOfPasswordPrompts
		   PasswordAuthentication
		   PKCS11Provider
		   Port
		   PreferredAuthentications
		   ProxyCommand
		   ProxyJump
		   PubkeyAcceptedKeyTypes
		   PubkeyAuthentication
		   RekeyLimit
		   SendEnv
		   ServerAliveInterval
		   ServerAliveCountMax
		   SetEnv
		   StrictHostKeyChecking
		   TCPKeepAlive
		   UpdateHostKeys
		   User
		   UserKnownHostsFile
		   VerifyHostKeyDNS

     -P	port
	     Specifies the port	to connect to on the remote host.  Note	that
	     this option is written with a capital `P',	because	-p is already
	     reserved for preserving the times and modes of the	file.

     -p	     Preserves modification times, access times, and modes from	the
	     original file.

     -q	     Quiet mode: disables the progress meter as	well as	warning	and
	     diagnostic	messages from ssh(1).

     -r	     Recursively copy entire directories.  Note	that scp follows sym-
	     bolic links encountered in	the tree traversal.

     -S	program
	     Name of program to	use for	the encrypted connection.  The program
	     must understand ssh(1) options.

     -v	     Verbose mode.  Causes scp and ssh(1) to print debugging messages
	     about their progress.  This is helpful in debugging connection,
	     authentication, and configuration problems.

EXIT STATUS
     The scp utility exits 0 on	success, and >0	if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
     sftp(1), ssh(1), ssh-add(1), ssh-agent(1),	ssh-keygen(1), ssh_config(5),
     sshd(8)

HISTORY
     scp is based on the rcp program in	BSD source code	from the Regents of
     the University of California.

AUTHORS
     Timo Rinne	<tri@iki.fi>
     Tatu Ylonen <ylo@cs.hut.fi>

FreeBSD	Ports 11.2	       December	18, 2018	    FreeBSD Ports 11.2

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