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SCP2(1)                        SSH2                       SCP2(1)

       scp2 - secure copy client on z/OS

       scp2 [-D debug_level_spec] [-d ] [-p ] [-u ] [--verbose ]
       [-v ] [--help ] [-h ] [-c  cipher ] [-S ssh2-path]
       [-P ssh2-port] [-t ] [-f ] [-1 ] [-4 ] [-6 ] [-r ] [-B ]
       [-b buffer_size] [-N max_requests] [-a[arg]] [-q ] [-Q ]
       [--statistics [yes|no|simple]] [--interactive ] [-I ]
       [--overwrite ] [--whole-file ] [-W ] [--checksum ] [--ver-
       sion ] [-V ] [--force-lower-case ] [-o ssh2-options]
       [-i file] [[user@]host[#port]:]file ...

       scp2 (Secure Copy) is used to copy files securely over the
       network. It uses ssh2 for data  transfer  and  authentica-
       tion,  and  provides  the  same level of security as ssh2.
       Unlike rcp, scp2 will ask for passwords or passphrases  if
       they are needed for authentication.  You can also use your
       public key for authentication.  See ssh-agent2(1) and ssh-

       Any filename may contain a host, user, and port specifica-
       tion to indicate that the file is  to  be  copied  to/from
       that host.  Copies between two remote hosts are permitted.
       The host parameter can optionally be  enclosed  in  square
       brackets  ([]) to allow the use of semicolons (for example
       IPv6 addresses).  file can contain globbing patterns (type
       zsh_fileglob).   All  special characters can be escaped to
       include them in file, but this means that if you  want  to
       use  escapes so that they will be used in the glob pattern
       (to escape special characters), you have  to  escape  them
       with '\\'.  Read more about zsh_fileglob from sshregex(1).

       -D debug_level_spec
              Prints  extensive  debug  information  to   stderr.
              debug_level_spec  is  a  number  between  0 and 99,
              where  99  specifies  that  all  debug  information
              should be displayed.

       -d     Forces the destination to be a directory.  If it is
              not, scp2 will exit with an error message.

       -p     Preserves file attributes and timestamps.

       -u     Removes source files  after  copying.   This  makes
              scp2 work more like mv than cp.

              Verbose mode.  Equivalent to the -D 2 option.

              Displays a short help.

       -c cipher
              Selects  the  encryption  algorithm  that ssh2 will
              use.  Multiple -c options are allowed.  A single -c
              flag can have only one cipher.

       -S ssh2-path
              Specifies the path to ssh2 used in connecting.

       -o ssh2-options
              Specifies  options  to  give  to ssh2.  Use as with
              ssh2, see ssh2(1).

       -i file
              Specifies the identity file to give to ssh2.

       -P ssh2-port
              Specifies the remote port to ssh2.  Ports can  also
              be  defined on a file-to-file basis.  See SYNOPSIS.

       -t or -f
              Compatibility mode.  Invokes scp1  with  the  given
              command  line  to handle the connection.  scp1 must
              be in the path.

       -1     Invokes scp1 with the rest  of  the  given  command

              This argument must be the first on the command line
              and separate from  all  other  one-character  argu-
              ments.  It must not be used when -t or -f are used.

       -4     Instructs ssh2 to use IPv4.

       -6     Instructs ssh2 to use IPv6.

       -r     Copies directories recursively.   Does  not  follow
              symbolic links.

       -B     Invokes ssh2 in batch mode.

       -b buffer_size
              Defines  the  maximum  buffer  size for one request
              (default 32768 bytes).

       -N max_requests
              Defines the maximum number of  concurrent  requests
              (default 10).

              Transfers  files  using  ASCII  mode, i.e. newlines
              will be converted on the fly. See command ascii  in
              sftp2(1).   If  the  server  does not advertise the
              newline convention, you can give it a hint by  giv-
              ing the argument -a. The default is to set the des-
              tination newline convention, but  you  can  specify
              either  one  by prefixing the argument with src: or
              dest: for source or destination convention, respec-
              tively. Advanced example: scp -asrc:unix -adest:dos
              src_host:src_file dest_host:dest_file.

       -q     Quiet mode (only fatal errors are reported).

       -Q     Hides the progress indicator.

              Displays version.

              Prompts whether to overwrite an  existing  destina-
              tion file (does not work with -B (batch mode)).

              Specifies whether to overwrite existing destination
              file(s). Default is yes. Takes  an  optional  argu-
              ment, with which you can disable overwriting.

              Specifies  that  incremental  hashing  is not used.
              Default is to use hashing to  determine  whether  a
              data  block  is  identical  before transferring it.
              Takes  an  an  optional   argument   (-Wno,--whole-
              file=no),  which  enables incremental hashing if it
              was disabled.

              If the file size of source and destination files is
              identical, determines whether the files are identi-
              cal with an MD5 checksum. This is the default.  You
              can  disable this feature with an optional argument
              (--checksum=no). Note that file times,  permissions
              etc.  are  still  updated if needed (or asked for),
              even if actual file transfer does not take place.

       --statistics [yes|no|simple]
              Takes a  mandatory  argument  with  which  you  can
              choose the statistics style. The default is yes for
              full-blown statistics that fit  the  screen  width.
              Other possibilities are no for disabling statistics
              (analogous to the -Q option), and simple  which  is
              the  default  reporting  style when there is no tty
              (e.g. in cron jobs).

              Causes upper case ASCII characters  in  the  source
              filename to be converted into lower case characters
              in the destination  filename.   Takes  an  optional
              yes/no argument, i.e. (--force-lower-case=no).  The
              default is no.

       scp2 returns the following values based on the success  of
       the operation:

       0      Operation was successful.
       1      Operation  resulted in an undetermined error within
       2      Destination is not a directory, but a directory was
              specified by the user.
       3      Maximum symlink level exceeded.
       4      Connecting to the host failed.
       5      Connection lost.
       6      File does not exist.
       7      No permission to access file.
       8      Undetermined error from sshfilexfer.
       9      File transfer protocol mismatch.

       Note that when the command is run from JCL using BPXBATCH,
       the exit values are multiplied by 256.

       scp2 uses the following environment variables:

              If this variable is set to yes, the default behavi-
              or is to overwrite  existing  files.  If set to no,  
              the default  behavior is not to overwrite existing 

              If this  variable is  set to yes,  the  number  of 
              transferred  bytes is shown  after successful file 
              transfer. Also the names of source and destination 
              files are shown.

              If this variable is set to TYPE119, file transfers 
              create SMF records of type 119.

              This is a number of variables where the xxx is one 
              of  the  file  transfer  attributes  (see  the SSH 
              Tectia  Server for IBM  z/OS  Administrator Manual, 
              chapter "Advice String").  The  variables apply to 
              processing local files and they set default values
              that can be overridden on an Advice String.


       In  addition to the files  used by  ssh2,  scp2  uses the 
       following file: \&$HOME/\s+2.\s0ssh2/ssh_ftadv_config

       Contains a  list of file transfer profiles, which furnish 
       file transfer attributes to be used when processing local 
       files.  For more information,  see the SSH  Tectia Server  
       for IBM  z/OS Administrator Manual, chapter File Transfer 

       Copy files from your local system to a remote Unix system:

       $ scp2 localfile user@remotehost:/dst/dir/

       Copy files from your local  system to a  remote  Windows

       $ scp2 localfile user@remotehost:/C:/dst/dir/

       Copy files from a remote system to your local disk:

       $ scp2 user@remotehost:/src/dir/srcfile /dst/dir/dstfile

       scp2 uses ssh2 in network  connections.  Note that the 
       subsystem 'sftp-server' must be defined in the sshd2(8) 
       configuration file in the remote end for scp2 to work.

       SSH Communications Security Corp.

       For more information, see

       ssh2(1),  sshd2(8),  ssh-keygen2(1),  ssh-agent2(1),
       ssh-add2(1), sftp2(1) rlogin(1), rsh(1), telnet(1)

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