scp doesn't preserve directory structure.
Give this a bash? .... is your target user at server
find . | tar cf - | ssh .... "cd somedir && tar xf -"
Shahmeer if you let the user run chmod then they can make everything belong to them. Then they can quite happily rm -r as their own user.
So you're opening a connection to an internet facing pc and then using that to open a connection to a machine on the local network?
If so you...
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