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OpenSSH scp has defaulted to the SFTP protocol for some 9 months now

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/05/25

Since I will be bitten by this someday, here the september 2021 observation that [Wayback] By default, scp(1) now uses SFTP protocol.

The original scp/rcp protocol remains available via the -O flag.

It refers to the august 2021 announcement in the [Wayback] OpenSSH: Release Notes – OpenSSH 8.7/8.7p1 (2021-08-20) that scp supported SFTP (like the sftp tool) and that it would become default soon:

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Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Communications Development, Development, Internet protocol suite, OpenSSH, Power User, rsync, scp, SFTP, SSH, TCP | Leave a Comment »

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