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I am using PuTTY. I am trying to copy a folder from one server to another server in Linux. But I am getting this error on to the PuTTY console as

myfolder: Not a regular file 

Is it possible to copy a folder using scp?

It worked on a zip file when I tried it earlier on.

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if you are using windows, try winscp –  Alessandro Pezzato Oct 10 '11 at 9:17

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Try scp -r. It should do the trick.

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