Install SCP on Alpine Linux

Jun 16, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment
Install SCP on Alpine Linux

SCP as a useful transfer tool can be easily installed on Alpine Linux. Let’s see the steps needed.


  • Alpine Linux
  • sudo access

Install SCP on Alpine Linux

Step 1. Update the alpine system packages.

sudo apk update

Step 2. Install SCP on Alpine Linux.

sudo apk add openssh

Step 3. Verify the installation.



usage: scp [-346ABCOpqRrsTv] [-c cipher] [-D sftp_server_path] [-F ssh_config]
           [-i identity_file] [-J destination] [-l limit]
           [-o ssh_option] [-P port] [-S program] source ... target


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