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File transfer over a network can be done in various ways and using different protocols. The most commonly used protocols for copying files remotely are Rsync, SCP and SFTP.

In this guide, we will look at what is SCP and how to securely transfer files between local and remote computers with SCP in Linux and Unix-like operating systems. 

SCP, stands for Secure Copy, is a command line program to copy files and directories between a local and a remote system or between two remote systems in a secure way in Linux and Unix-like operating systems.