Why it is not possible to set scp compression level?

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Issue

When performing scp with compression level set, it informs that the compressions level is set to the default:

# scp -v -o Compression=yes -o CompressionLevel=9 TestUser@192.168.122.100:/var/log/file /tmp/file

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7

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