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WinSCP is a graphical client for Windows that allows file transfer with SFTP and SCP protocols.

Installing WinSCP

Adding a server

  • After running WinSCP click on New Site
  • Enter the following information:
    • File protocol: choose SFTP or SCP
    • Host name: enter
    • Username: enter your username
    • Password: enter your password
  • Click Save
  • You may click Save password (not recommended) if you are using a private computer

Using WinSCP

  • After you have launched WinSCP, double click one of your saved sessions to start it
  • The left pane shows your local file system and the right pane shows the remote file system
  • You can drag & drop files to/from either pane and within Windows Explorer