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i'm having trouble connecting to our cluster with winSCP can i use PuTTY as an alternative?

How do i transfer files to my PC using PuTTY or some other alternative for winSCP?

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yes,

  1. Download the pscp.exe file from PuTTy.org. Click the file name and save it to your computer. If you want a PuTTY shell program, download and install putty.exe as well.

  2. At the Windows command prompt, enter:

    pscp source_file_name userid@server_name:/path/destination_file_name.

For example:

c:\>pscp june06extract wrhse@warehouse.cit.cornell.edu:/mydata/june06extract.

When prompted, enter your password for the server.

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worked, but i needed to add pscp to my path –  Kirstin Oct 8 '12 at 7:49
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well add it to your path: this will help you superuser.com/questions/284342/… –  Rahul Gautam Oct 8 '12 at 9:32
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