WinSCP is an open source free SFTP, FTP and SCP client for Windows. WinSCP is commonly used by power users to upload files to web servers. Beyond this, WinSCP offers scripting and .NET assembly to automate file transfer tasks.

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Which versions of the Windows TLS/SSL file transfer software like WinSCP and FileZilla are not affected by Heartbleed?

I noticed that many people still use versions affected by the heartbleed vulnerability of wide spread TLS/SSL enabled Windows clients like WinSCP and Filezilla. To be able to make safe ...
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How to connect to Windows 7 via WinSCP?

Can I connect to my Windows 7 (newly installed) using WinSCP? And if "Yes" - what I need to do to connect? On my Windows 7 I have username and password.
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FTP suddenly failed to retrieve directory listing

I was using normally some of my FTP accounts, and tried some ways to upload files via command line. I based myself on this answer and something just like this question, apparently I couldn't make ...
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Using WinSCP transfer files from Linux to Windows

I have created a bat file to transfer some log files from a remote linux server to the windows system. WinSCP.com user:password@192.168.1.1 "get /var/sys/log" But it doesnt seem to copy. Is the ...
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Tailing a File over FTP

I am attempting to access large log files on a remote server from my Windows desktop. I only have FTP access to this remote machine, not SSH access. At the moment, I'm using WinSCP to pull the entire ...
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How to delete & deploy EAR archives in WinSCP?

I have a folder called XYZ.ear (folder icon) deployed in the server through WinScp. I want to delete this and also deploy a new ear file instead of the above folder. Is there any specific command ...
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I want the “apache” user to own a dir but other users are adding via WinSCP

This is a fairly simple problem to explain but it is really annoying me and I could do with some advice. How to I ensure that apache is user : group owner of a dir no matter who uploads to it.. the ...
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WINSCP: Scheduling multiple tasks at same time

In the task scheduler, I have created three tasks, which make use of WinSCP. The purpose is to collect a text file from one server and put it to another server. These three jobs were scheduled to run ...
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Automatically change ownership using WinSCP?

I saw several threads about having issues with unexpected file permissions after file upload. I tried their solutions with no luck, I have to raise the problem in my way. I run Nginx as ...
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Remote PXE server files

Is it possible to view the contents of a remote PXE/TFTP Server on a Windows PC? I would like to get the pxelinux.0 file off of a remote server, but when I connect using WinSCP or just Explorer I get ...
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Server load affection due to excesive sftp connections to sync server

I am planning to sync around 200 very small files per hour (less than 1KB each file), the source files are on a remote SFTP server and the destination files are on a Windows Server. My fear is the too ...
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How to transfer files using WinSCP console from a remote Windows 8 Server to a Linux server?

I am currently connected to a windows server. I installed winscp on it. I run the winscp and connect to a linux server. Now on the GUI of the winscp, i clicked the console, and use the scp command. ...
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Easiest way to backup VPS

My situation: I have VPS(ubuntu) with 2 websites on it. As i am new to VPS'ses (recently i've moved from Shared Hosting) i spent almost 2 weeks on learning how to configure my VPS to run all webs in ...
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Does winscp remote real-time synch work for giant directories ( > 30GB)

I am trying out the information provided at: http://superuser.com/a/393525/216440 http://blog.jordanhopfner.com/2012/09/13/synchronize-files-in-realtime-from-a-windows-pc-to-a-test-linux-box/ So ...
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How to change user in winSCP?

I'm using winSCP to access Unix computers. How can I change user after I have logged into a Unix server using winSCP? E.g. I have personal account in unix computer A. I can log into this comp using ...
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Why did windows update break WinSCP and PuTTY?

I recently did an update to my windows 7 machine. Before, I was able to connect to a linux server at school through WinSCP and PuTTY with no issues. Now, I am either booted off after only a minute ...
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Transfer folders and files from Linux to Winows using SCP as protocol in WinSCP.com (command line utility)

I have to login onto a remote Linux target using a local windows machine. I was using Putty and WinSCP as a GUI utilities to login. But I have a requirement which needs to automate the login procedure ...
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Synchronized browsing between two Dired Emacs buffers?

I use two Dired Emacs buffers, juxtaposed in two vertical panels to copy files from my local computer to a distant server (over SCP). I hit Ctrl + C to copy the local file and give the path to the ...
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Scaling an application

If my question is in any way unclear to you, please read this link. I'm wondering if there is a way to set up an application to appear larger. The reason I'm asking this is that I recently ...
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“Open in PuTTY” command of WinSCP: Can I scp files from Linux back to Windows from terminal in opened PuTTY instance?

I use the command "Open in PuTTY" in WinSCP. A PuTTY window pops up, but I cannot find a way to scp files from Linux back to Windows using terminal command line in PuTTY. Do you guys think this is ...
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WinSCP sometimes throws error - Server refused public-key signature despite accepting key

I have a process scheduled to send files to an SFTP server (Tumbleweed) using WinSCP. It works 99.5% of the time. 0.5% of the time, the login fails and WinSCP reports: Server refused public-key ...
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Can I use WinSCP in read-only mode

I use WinSCP to view a file system over FTP. Most of the time, I only wish to view files on the file system - but I do occasionally need to modify or delete files. Is there a setting in WinSCP (or ...
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SSH as Normal User --> SU --> SCP as Root

I'm on a Win7 box connecting to a linux server. From reading: http://winscp.net/eng/docs/faq_su it looks like I need to open my SCP connections as the particular user. When I connect via SSH, I can ...
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Transfer files using authentication

I have the public key with me(the pub file), for using sftp with public key authentication mode. How do i use sftp command for testing transfer file from my machine to the sftp server. For username ...
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How can I move files from Windows to Linux using WinSCP?

I have putty and winscp, but winscp doesn't work in this case because I need to use a command cd ../public in order to enter the directory as I can't find it for some reason. How would I use putty ...
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Odd Win7 connex issue (WinSCP, puTTY, FTP command line)

I have searched in many forums and Google and have not seen anyone else mention this issue. So I hope I just missed it and someone can help. This issue I am encountering is this: Whether I use ...
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WinSCP error setting up directory

I am getting the following error: Reading Remote Directory: Error changing directory to '/script=E:\Data\GmousCR12\bin\Get.sftp' Cannot get real path for '/script=E:\Data\GmousCR12\bin\Get.sftp' No ...
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WinSCP does not recognise key file

I am trying to set up a batch file for an automated transaction, however my tests have so far failed. I have the public key of the server where the connection is made. It has been saved as a .pkk ...
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WinSCP like Sync on linux

I'm trying to sync files to an FTP like WinSCP does on linux (continually checking for changes and uploading changed files). Is there such a thing? I know of rsync but I don't think that triggering ...
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Linux Quota Custom Error Message via SFTP

Is it possible to pass a custom error message to the sftp client when the user exceeds the soft or at least the hard quota limit? My SFTP Client (WinSCP) shows me an error message in which it states ...
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Copied a file with winscp; only winscp can see it

I recently copied a 25.5GB file from another machine using WinSCP. I copied it to C:\beth.tar.gz, and WinSCP can still see the file. However no other app (including Explorer) can see the file. What ...
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WinSCP: copy changes to multiple servers

I wish to FTP my site to multiple servers, I have these servers available in seperate sessions in winSCP. Can I duplicate the changes I make on one to the others
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WinSCP - How do I use Putty with X forwarding?

How do I setup up Putty to use X forwarding when opened by WinSCP? Thank you much! Operating System: Windows 7 WinSCP Version: 5.1.0
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Why does my web hosting 'minify' and break my PHP files via ftp?

I use WinSCP as my ftp client. I have used it countless times on different web hosts via ftp without any problems....except my own web hosting. The problem is that when I attempt to edit or upload a ...
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SFTP delete files older than x number of days

How can I delete files at sftp older than x number of days? I'm using WinSCP client to connect to the sftp.
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WinSCP - Is there any way to reset or remove the master password?

For the life of me I can't remember what the master password is and there seems to be no option to reset or remove it without knowing it. Obviously the master password is used to encrypt the FTP ...
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can i use PuTTY to transfer files to my PC?

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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How to synchronize file changes with files on the FTP server?

My project files are in the local folder in D:\xampp\htdocs\mysite The same files are on my FTP server. A git repository would exist only locally in a .git directory to keep track. I want to be able ...
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Using WinSCP with SSH server and 2 machine hops

I'm on a windows machine using putty to ssh into my schools server. From there I need to "slogin -XY machine1" and then "slogin -XY machine2" . Ideally, I'd like to use WinSCP to connect and ...
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Is putty a less secure service than winSCP?

For some reason I have gotten the feeling that somehow the program, "putty" could be less secure than the other SSH program I use to remotely connect to my server, normally I use WinSCP. Is putty any ...
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Unable to authenticate sftp password using winscp command line in Windows 2008 R2

I am following the example at http://winscp.net/eng/docs/scripting to automate the transfer of files from my PC to a sftp server however each time I include a password it fails to authenticate. I am ...
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Is there an rsync-like mode for WinSCP (or a similar tool)?

I need to be able to do a periodic sync of content off my Windows 7 x64 laptop to my offsite CentOS 6 webserver. Is there a tool/mode like rysnc for WinSCP or similar? For a variety or reasons, ...
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WinSCP: Current SFTP-3 session does not support command you request. Separate shell session may be opened to process the command

I'm using WinSCP to interact with a remote server that supports only SFTP and doesn't allow SSH access. My interaction involves moving/deleting a subset of files (identified by file names) in a ...
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ASC key file, login on cent OS using WINSCP

My system admin given me a file with extension .asc. to loging to the Server, but i am unable to login , as WINSCP or putty says this key is in different format, is another tool like wnscp and putty ...
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FreeSSHd + WinSCP: “Server refused public-key signature despite accepting key!”

I'm trying to gain access to my Windows 2008 R2 server via SSH. I have a Remote Desktop connection, but I need to upload my files to the server. For SSH servers on the Windows server, I've tried ...
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Permission denied in Amazon EC2 while accessing tomcat7 folder

I am trying to copy a log file from a Amazon EC2 instance to my local machine (Windows 7). I am using WinSCP438 which is able to connect to the remote server i.e Amazon EC2 instance. I am trying to ...
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Unable to access Tomcat7 folder in Amazon EC2 via WinSCP in Windows 7

I am trying to copy a file Catalina.out from Amazon EC2 to local machine using WinSCP. I have been able to establish the connection but when I try to access the tomcat7 folder I get the error ...
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WinSCP command line for SSIS package

I am using the command line : option batch on option confirm off open ftp:// username :password hostname:port cd directory name ---- directory on FTP option transfer binary put file name on FTP ...
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Which port must I unblock in firewall for FTPS using WinScp to evade Timeout?

I'm suing FTPS in WinScp for sending data to my Synology diskstation. When I'm doing it inside a private network using port 21 for connection everything works fine. But when I'm trying the same thing ...
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Dropbox-like client for FTP?

Many of my users have their files on one big FTP server. PROBLEM: They can not use their files while not connected to the Internet. QUESTION: Is there a Dropbox-like software for FTP? When ...