Copying a file from Windows to Linux through SSH

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If you are working on Windows and need to transfer a file from window to Ubuntu server follow these simple steps

First, Install and configure SSH on your Ubuntu server

Execute the following commands :
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install openssh-server

Enable port 22 for SSH in firewall
$ sudo ufw allow 22

Check status whether SSH is running in a linux machine
$ sudo systemctl status ssh

You can start or stop SSH using the following commands
$ sudo systemctl status ssh
$ sudo systemctl status ssh

Copy file from Windows to Ubuntu server
Execute this command

scp Filepathinwindows username@ubuntuserverip:linuxserverpath

scp D:/TxtFile.txt root@ipaddress:/home/usr/

On transferring, cmd prompt will ask for password enter your ubuntu password corresponding to user

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