Is there a way in WinSCP to configure a
known_hosts file with key fingerprints so as to not be queried by WinSCP when you want to connect?
WinSCP does not use
known_hosts file. Like PuTTY, it stores known host keys into Windows registry (or optionally an INI file)
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Martin Prikryl\WinSCP 2\SshHostKeys]
The format of the keys is different to that of
If you have the host key cached on another machine, you can copy it over to the new machine.
But you can import the host keys from the
Another way is to have WinSCP save new site with a known fingerprint of the host key, like: