Enable compression option while scp, here is the example

scp -C source destination

It is also a good idea to put the process in the background by adding an &

scp -C source destination &

You may need to add the -r option to copy directories(folders)

scp -rC source destination

Also consider using rsync, which perform better in most of the scenarios.

Sep 11, 2012 by | 8 views
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