How files can be transferred from one system to another securely using Linux?

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Old 03-03-2010
How files can be transferred from one system to another securely using Linux?

i need to know how files can be transfered from one system to another securely in linux.
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Old 03-03-2010
Secure Copy... aka scp, or sftp.

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Old 03-03-2010
can u tell me how i can implement it..i mean the algo or smthin.i am a bit new to this so am not very sure of wat i supose to be doin
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Old 03-03-2010
Use the which command to see if it's on your system (and in your path)

which scp

Should come back with something like

Then use this command

man scp
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Old 03-03-2010
hey do i have to create separate servers or smthing to implment scp

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wen i used man scp i get a description of the scp protocol.can u tell me the steps as to how i can send a particular file using this scp..i mean the commands
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Old 03-03-2010
In it's simplest form, it's much the same as the cp command.

scp original_file user@host:/location/copied_file

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Old 03-03-2010
no i mean how do i connect to the secnd computer using this example
with the shell command
scp SourceFile user@host:directory/TargetFile
wat is the result of this?i mean with what do i replace the source file
and target file.the source and the target file are bound to have the same
name rite?
second thing how do i connect to the secnd remote pc
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