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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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  1. Download the pscp.exe file from 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

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
well add it to your path: this will help you… – Rahul Gautam Oct 8 '12 at 9:32

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