Turnbough, Bradley E. wrote: > I have two machines, and I am trying to copy files from one to the other > via SCP. <snip> >>From a different machine, I'm trying to scp to that machine, but I'm >> receiving an "access denied". > > My ssh key is in the authorized users file in the root profile. <snip> So your setup is while setting at host1 you execute scp root at host3:myfile root at host2: and get "access denied"? further I expect you are using ssh-agent. if so, I expect it has something to do with scp dropping agent forwarding. search 'scp agent forwarding' I once found a script to work around it, but that is painful.