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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How to convert a WinSCP ppk to .CER/.PEM format acceptable by Azure Linux VM?

Googling was fruitless, as most people have a slightly different variation of this problem. I need to write some instructions on how to set up an Azure Linux VM and generate the keys using WinSCP. ...
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Batch file doesn't execute WinSCP script completely

I am working on a bat file wherein I have to login to a remove server through SFTP with WinSCP and execute a shell script and get a file to system from the remote server. Below is the code. cd ...
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Setting up symbolic links so they'll work with winSCP or similar program

My user has a home directory /home/user1 I want her to be able to edit files in: /home/user2 So I put symbolic links in her directory so like this: sudo ln /home/user2/file.php ...
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Powershell Script to SFTP New files

I have a script here that SFTP's files from one location to another, the script works fine however I'd like to change the script so that it only copies files that are not already present. Bit of a ...
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How to fix WinSCP hanging at the very end of a transfer

I am trying to upload some larger in size binary type files (order 10^8 bytes) using WinSCP and somewhere around 96->100% I see it timing out. Now in some cases, it seems that the entire file is ...
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Ubuntu server doesn't handle SFTP/SCP connection

I've installed FTP on Ubuntu 14.04 server and I tried to connect to it via FileZilla. It works if I use FTP. But if I try to connect via SFTP, there are no folders or files shown, and I get the error: ...
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Is there a tool like WinSCP for MacOS?

I used to use WinSCP to log into my remote server. I need to login with an ssh key and move the files from and to the remote server. So far I have not find any tool with the same features for MacOS. ...
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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!
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WinSCP error message: Timeout waiting for WinSCP to respond - WinSCP has not responded in time

Everyday I get tasks that uses powershell with WinSCP to automate downloading files from clients' sftp, they all work fine on most of the days, except on Saturday (between 7:00 am and 17:20 pm) The ...
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WinSCP Commandline Private key

What I am trying to so is: Open a WInSCP-Session using a private key instead of a password. The simple Password-Approach works: WinSCP.exe root:password@example.com But the next step, using the ...
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Automatically execute a command in PuTTY opened from WinSCP

I am using WinSCP with PuTTY and I have setup an auto login to PuTTY from WinSCP. I have a bat file that opens the WinSCP and several connections to remote machines and once the WinSCP connects it ...
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Delete folders with many files quickly in WinSCP

In WinSCP, if I select a directory and right-click to delete, instead of simply deleting the directory it deletes all the contents one at a time. Depending on the contents and the connection, this can ...
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Does WinSCP support Linux ACLs?

A Windows desktop user is using WinSCP client to connect to a Linux server to pick and drop files. The client seems not to recognize the Access Control List (ACL) for this directory. Does WinSCP ...
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Cygwin login fails using WinSCP under restored MS Windows Sysprep Image

Cygwin login fails using WinSCP under restored MS Windows Sysprep Image . Any clue why is it?
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Automate a scp from a windows server to a linux server

I need to automate a scp (every 2 hours) from a Windows server to a Linux server. 1st step : generate a key and copy it to linux server. I have downloaded winscp, generated a public key and copied ...
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WinSCP: wait at `searching for host` page

When I try to connect my Centos running on VMWare, WinSCP wait in searching for host line and do not connect. I've checked that SSH is up and running on port 22 of my VMWare and turned off windows ...
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“Network error: Software caused connection abort” with Windows OpenSSH server

I followed this tutorial on installing an SFTP/SSH server on Windows, but I am having problems trying to connect to it. When using either PuTTY or WinSCP, I get the error "Network error: Software ...
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Scripting parallel FTP downloads (multiple connections) on Windows

I need a scripting solution to download several (more then 100) websites by FTP for backup purposes. For each website I want a scripting solution which supports 10 parallel connections to only one ...
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Are there any current multi-threaded sftp Windows clients? [closed]

I found bitkinex.com had one, but is rather old and doesn't support the latest encryption. winSCP has it on it's plan, some time way into the future, but doesn't seem likely to happen.
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WinSCP/PuTTY: Cannot move file on server via sudo: Permission denied

I have uploaded a file to a remote Linux server. current directory is: /home/user/file.war Now i want to move the file into tomcat webapps folder and overwrite the existing version: The directory ...
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How to set up Atom.io as a WinSCP external editor

How do I set up Atom (from atom.io) as a WinSCP editor? (based on http://stackoverflow.com/questions/29102822/using-atom-io-with-winscp)
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Upload only the latest file with WinSCP

I am pretty new at WinSCP. I would like to know if this application will allow me to send only the latest modified file in a local directory to a remote directory. Please note that contents in both ...
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How to open connection to several servers at once [closed]

How can I open 10 servers that I have in Site Manager with one click of a mouse? I'm using FileZilla. I have servers in my Site Manager, and I want to open all of them with one click sorted like in ...
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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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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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Preventing WinSCP from unselecting files after a drag and drop from local folder to remote folder

Is there any way to prevent WinSCP from unselecting files after a drag and drop from local folder to remote folder? Example: I use WinSCP 5.7.6 with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. (FileZilla doesn't ...
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WinSCP with tabs or alternative

This has been bugging me for a while now. I really miss tabs in WinSCP, because I always have to backtrack back and forward between folders on the same server. Everytime I do a google search if tabs ...
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Authentication with ssh and scp works but not WinSCP

I have a Ubuntu server with 3 user accounts (root, user1, user2). user1 has access via WinSCP, scp and ssh. No problems here. Then I've created another user2 but with this user I can't access the ...
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Automatically rename uploaded files not to conflict with existing files using SFTP (WinSCP)

I have file named with A.txt, Using batch command to copy the file to SFTP Server. After copying the A.txt, to copy the A.txt again to SFTP on same path.There is no possible same name with two files ...
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Getting “Host ”=“ does not exist” when trying to automate file transfers using WinSCP script

I am trying to automate some file transfers using WinSCP scripting. This is what I have. option echo off option batch on option confirm off open abcde:abcde@sftp.xxxyyyzzz.net lcd "t:\" put ...
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Where does WinSCP store site's password?

Where does WinSCP store site's information or password? I can't find it under Documents and Settings...
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Create new file in WinSCP with UTF-8 without BOM encoding

I'm using WinSCP in order to work via SFTP with a remote server running a Linux distro. I'm also using Notepad++ (latest version) as my text editor (when editing a remote file). When I use WinSCP to ...
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Batch (program) to monitor, copy files

I need to copy files from ftp. There are new files every ~ 30s. I need to move them to directory. I try synchronize with winscp but from local directory files are taken and synchronization keeps to ...
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WinSCP + Notepad++: File does not exist anymore?

I am new to this community, so please, be patient as I learn quickly. I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and installed WinSCP (imported websites login information from the other computer) and Notepad ...
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Connecting to Amazon VPC instances via WinSCP

I am looking for a way to connect to an Amazon VPC EC2 instance from WinSCP. I am able to connect to it via PuTTY by SSHing to the NAT server and then ssh to the private instance using its private IP. ...
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WinSCP wildcard directory and file

I have directories test1-test10 in a remote FTP server. Using WinSCP scripting, I want to retrieve every file under these directories. This shows all directories: ls test* I want to retrieve all ...
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Ftp clients both freeze when browsing my one.com server

EDIT: all problems solved, downgraded to windows 7. everything working fine again, will do a clean install of windows 10 in the next couple of weeks. I'm used to work with Filezilla ftp client, it ...
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WordPress and WinSCP permissions: Getting Upload of file … was successful, but error occurred while setting the permissions and/or timestamp

I have an EC2 instance and in it I use WordPress. To edit WordPress plugins and themes files I use WinSCP. The problem is that if I try to edit a file via WinSCP I get the following error message: ...
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Can I get throughput speed from WinSCP Script?

I see that when I run my script, it outputs the throughput while it is downloading, is there a way to get the total throughput speed of the file after it has been downloaded? My Script: WinSCP.exe ...
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Linux: Continuously synchronize files, one way

Scenario: An IDE is set up on a Linux desktop box, editing PHP files locally. Every time I save a file, I want this change to appear on the linux server where Apache is running. The server has ssh ...
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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 computer ...
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Files not uploading when using winscp

I am uploading files with winscp a lot and I figured out that uploading files takes too long or dont even happen. I'm editting files that are on winscp and save them to it as well. Whenever I do this, ...
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Error when use WinSCP + copy file from solaris machine to Windows machine

When I use WinSCP in order to transfer file from the Solaris machine to the Windows machine I get the following message Received too large (7367222 B ) SFTP packet……. The error is typically ...
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WinSCP File from Mainframe?

I am attempting to use WinSCP.com to pull a file from a mainframe server. I am able to do this by the DOS FTP command line after logging in: Get 'A.B.C.MYFILE.TXT' \\mytargetpath\test.txt This ...
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How to zip multiple files or folders with WinSCP and automatically keep the file name part?

I am using WinSCP and it has the option to use custom commands remotely. I want to zip some files and folders. WinSCP has a command that can zip a file or folder but I have to enter the name for the ...
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Send file from windows local host to remote server via ssh

How can I send any file from a windows local host to a remote server via ssh? If possible, using only shell command line.
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Using WinSCP to Edit Website Files Through SFTP

I'm logging in through SFTP using WinSCP. I am able to see all the files of my website and the whole directory structure. However, if I try to edit a file, e.g. an HTML or CSS file, I am able to ...
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WinScp SFTP upload is deadly slow

Recently we updated our WinScp from 5.1.3 to 5.7.3, the problem is our SFTP upload speed is very low compared to the older version (new: 250KB/s vs old: 2.7MB/s), but normal FTP is not affected, we ...
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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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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 ...