Yubico Yubikey & SCP Command

How to SSH Secure copy (SCP) a file to a remote server, using a Yubikey

For anyone having difficulties with the scp command using yubikey, here is the proper syntax I used to copy a file from a local machine to a remote server:

SYNTAX:

scp -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa_yubikey.pub -P 22 local_file_to_be_transferred.txt remote_username@local_server_ip_address:/remote/directory_of_server

where -i = your yubikey identities file, -P = your ssh port, remote_username = your username that you use to log in to your server

In my case:

scp -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa_yubikey.pub -P 40001 /Users/Danrancan/Downloads/myfile.zip boopi@192.168.1.2:/home/Danrancan

This should successfully securely copy your file from your local machine to your remote machine or server.

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