Transfer Files Using scp
Use scp to copy files securely between the local computer and a remote host, or to transfer files securely between two remote hosts. The basic syntax is:
scp [[user@]host[#port]:]source [[user@]host[#port]:]destination
Both source and destination file names can include host and user specification to indicate that files are to be copied to or from that host.
To copy a local file to the default remote directory
To copy remote files to the local working directory