rcp — Remote File Copy


/usr/bin/rcp [-p] filename1 filename2 
/usr/bin/rcp [-pr] filename... directory


Use the rcp command to copy files between systems. Each file name or directory argument is either a local file name (containing no colon (:) or backslash (\) characters) or a remote file name of the following form.


If a file name is not a full path name, it is interpreted relative to your home directory on hostname . You can quote a path on a remote host by using \, ", or ', so that the metacharacters are interpreted remotely.

rcp does not prompt for passwords; your current local user name must exist on hostname and allow remote command execution by rsh(1).

rcp handles third-party copies where neither ...

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