Remote file copy
Oracle Tips by Burleson Consulting
To copy files or even entire directories to a remote host you
can use the scp (secure copy) command. The scp command
uses SSH1 for data transfer, providing SSH1 level security.
Don’t be the target of a security breach
The following example copies the file secret.dat from user
tclark’s home directory to a directory named /backup/tclark on
a server named backup_server logging in as user terry. As
indicated below, the scp command will prompt for the
password for user terry on the backup_server when the
connection is attempted.
secret.dat 100% 1011 27.6KB/s
The above book excerpt is from:
Working Examples of Linux Command Syntax