Besides the all of the goodness of
scp tool, you might be surprised to learn that it doesn’t have a resuming functionality, yet.
If you are trying to copy a large file through scp and the process aborted by any reason, you have to start from the beginning. It can be very annoying when your uplinks not fast enough.
But, by the help of the great
rsync tool, it is possible to use resuming on ssh tunnel like this:
rsync --partial --progress -e ssh file1 [email protected]:/dir