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Chapter 7. Advanced Client Use > Secure, Interactive Copy with sftp

7.6. Secure, Interactive Copy with sftp

The sftp client is an alternative to scp, though under the hood it does mostly the same thing: it copies files between SSH client and server machines securely. The main difference is that sftp is interactive, with an interface much like the old FTP programs. [2.7.1]

7.6.1. 7.6.1 Interactive Commands

To get started, run sftp with a remote hostname:


  

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