How to download file from digital ocean droplet ?

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

update the items in red to match your situation.

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)?