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Hi there,

What would be the best and most stable way to use the scp command to copy a lot of files?

Or would it be better to use sftp instead?


asked Dec 28 '12 at 10:17

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It would be better to use SFTP instead.


answered Dec 28 '12 at 10:24

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chilkat ♦♦

ok, but would scp not be faster than sftp or is it the same encryption that is used?

(Dec 28 '12 at 10:31) H_Johns

It's the same. The SSH transport protocol is used for all SSH communications, whether it be an interactive shell session, SFTP, SCP, etc.

(Dec 28 '12 at 10:38) chilkat ♦♦
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