There are simple terminal commands that go hand in hand on this task.
- Compress all files in a folder
- Copy files using SSH Terminal
Copy files using ssh
scp [email protected]:remote_path local_path
scp [email protected]:/home/old/public_html/backup.zip /home/new/public_html
Your local terminal will connect to the remote terminal and start to copy the file(s) in the specified path. After you execute the command you will be asked to provide the password of the machine you’re trying to connect to.
The progress will be displayed by the scp progress indicator.