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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

rcp

Synopsis

                  rcp [options] file1 
                  file2
                  rcp [options] file ... directory
               

Copy files between two machines. Each file or directory is either a remote filename of the form rname@rhost:path, or a local filename.

Options

-k

Attempt to get tickets for remote host; query krb_realmofhost to determine realm.

-p

Preserve modification times and modes of the source files.

-r

If any of the source files are directories, descend into each directory and recursively copy all files and directories within it. The destination must be a directory.

-x

Turns on DES encryption for all data passed by rcp.

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