How to download file from digital ocean droplet ?

Posted March 4, 2018 16.9k views

i want to download file from my digital ocean droplet to my local server

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one method you can use is scp

scp username@droplet_ip:/path/to/file /path/to/destination

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I have this message
$ scp root@server:/var/www/ /home/destination/
The authenticity of host ‘server (server)’ can’t be established
ECDSA key fingerprint is SHA256:xxxxxxxxx.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)?