OpenSSH SCP protocol deprecation in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

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The OpenSSH package that ships with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 now by default uses the SFTP protocol for secure file transfer between systems. The SCP protocol is very old and has numerous security risks and as a result it was finally deprecated with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.

Even though it is not recommended, you can e...

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