Questions tagged [winscp]

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 do I get WinSCP to connect to an SSH server with a private key that I specify?

How do I get WinSCP to connect to an SSH server with a private key that I specify. I don't see the option. For example, I have a private key I created with SSH in cygwin. (id_rsa) $ ls ~/.ssh -l -...
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Installing WinSCP inside a docker container

I want to install WinSCP.exe inside a docker container, on a Windows base image. The silent installation of the same can be carried out in local machine from CMD as follows : > WinSCP-5.17.10-Setup....
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Convert Windows FTP script to WinSCP script

I currently use the following script to batch send a file to multiple servers. All the servers use the same login credentials. How can I convert this to use in WinSCP, mainly to enable better logging ...
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Strange network speed limiting on Windows 10 to specific server

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 20.04 from which I often transfer files using WinSCP with the SFTP protocol. I noticed that my download speed is always limited to around 800KB/s. I tested the connection ...
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How to download ISO files from IBM's download site? Browsers, FTP and WinSCP do not work

On this page, www.ibm.com/support/pages/vmware-vsphere-esxi-41-u3-hypervisor-ibm-customization-v10-ibm-systems-and-lenovo-x86-servers, I am trying to download ibm_sw_hyper_800380v1_vmwaresx4_32-64.iso....
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Revoke delete permission for particular user in linux

I have to revoke delete permission for particular user in Linux. I have tried ACL it worked but user is able to delete file winscp. My requirement is that user is not able to delete file from PUtty ...
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How to automatically sync files in WinSCP? [duplicate]

Is there a way to do that in WinSCP? The official article about that only discusses scripting, while I want a simple GUI solution.
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Key refused WinSCP/PuTTY issue when connecting to Windows OpenSSH server

I'm trying to configure a private key for use use with WinSCP and PuTTY/Plink but I'm stuck (trying to connect from Windows 10 to Windows 2012 Server). I have OpenSSH installed on my windows server ...
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How to use patch command in WinSCP?

I need to apply this patch to my WordPress website. It seems that to do that, I need to SSH to my hosting and use Unix command patch < path_to_patch. However, since I'm using a shared hosting, not ...
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Excluded files take long to process when downloading using SCP protocol with WinSCP

I am trying to download a folder with SCP protocol using WinSCP by excluding some common extensions like .class .gif For some reason WinSCP is ignoring me. The files are either still downloaded (...
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Public and private keys in Google Cloud and WinSCP

I'm trying to transfer a directory of files from my local Windows 10 machine to the remote machine in Google Cloud. I'm following this tutorial to connect WinSCP to the GCP. But in step 7 I have to ...
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Authentication error when attempting to search for file containing text string in WinSCP using “Search for Text” extension

A third-party has provided me with authentication information enabling me to login to a remote server using WinSCP, and am able to navigate freely through the server, open files, and copy them into my ...
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Using WinSCP's scripting, when syncing a remote dir to a local dir, how do I make it delete the files which have been synced from the remote side?

I have a server with a dir called "user-submitted data". It contains a bunch of files. I use this WinSCP command to synchronize this directory's files to my local directory: synchronize ...
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WinSCP is auto hide folders with (.) prefix

When I upload folders beginning with (.) such as (.dart_tool) to the server through WinSCP, they automatically got hidden. I don't want them to be hidden in the server. How can I Prevent the program ...
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Unable to login using serial console but WinSCP allowed to login the VM instance

root partition of rhel vm was 100% full and not able to logged using SSH not even via serial console. Using the cloud console or gcloud command I was able to resize the disk size from 50GB to 100GB. ...
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How does server-to-server FTP transfer work in WinSCP GUI

Maybe it's quite straightforward, but am not aware how to find this. My requirement is to transfer data from source FTP server to destination FTP server. To accomplish this I have installed WinSCP ...
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Run WinSCP script from bat file as different user [duplicate]

could anybody help me with this please: I can successfully call a WinSCP script from a bat file like this: "C:\Program Files (x86)\WinSCP\WinSCP.com" /script="script_file_path.txt" ...
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Clear recent created file names in WinSCP

I would like to know how to clear recent created file names that appearing in the dialogue box when creating a new file: I tried a lot without success
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Can WinSCP be used to access Google Cloud Storage bucket using the 'Amazon S3' file protocol?

Can WinSCP be used to access Google Cloud Storage bucket using the Amazon S3 file protocol using the HMAC keys? I tired but got the following error: Expected request type in credential scope to be &...
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Timeout detected. (data connection) command line WinSCP

I am downloading files from FTP server using winscp script it was fine till yesterday but today it keeps disconnecting. I do not know what changed today? However, I am able to connect with GUI like ...
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Synchronize files with spaces with WinSCP

open ftps:/xxx synchronize local E:/test logs \test logs Script is failing due to spaces in directory names. Please help me
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How to copy only folder contents with WinSCP script

I am using below winscp script to upload files to an FTP server. I just want copy folder contents not to create new directory in the FTP server. open ftp://**/billing/test put "d/test" It ...
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How to disable smooth scrolling in WinSCP

How to disable smooth scrolling in WinSCP? I would like to turn it off because: smooth scrolling doesn't work perfectly (it's slow, laggy) i don't like smooth scrolling (Note: i use Commander ...
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WinSCP Displays Weird Characters in script output file

I'm viewing the outputs of a bash script that logs into juniper devices and runs commands. When I view the output of the script via the unix server using cat <filename> it appears just fine. ...
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setting up firewall rules on linux mint

I'm running a VM linux-mint with virtualbox and also use winscp. I've set up a firewall rule named SSH that has 22/tcp allow in anywhere and 22/tcp(v6) in anywhere. This works but I'm a little ...
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WinSCP folder sorting

How can I "sort" folders in WinSCP? For now it looks like this: but I want folders to be on bottom.
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Would it be possible to configure the WinSCP to start already logged and with the synchronization on?

I do need that as soon as the computer is turned on, the program WinSCP starts, logs in and synchronizes a local folder with a folder on the server. That is, there a three distinct points: Get ...
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What would be the reason for WinSCP using a “.com” instead of “.exe”? [duplicate]

winscp.com. That's not a domain but an executable on Windows. Why does it use the (I thought) ancient and MS-DOS-era .com executable instead of an .exe, like every other program in the last 30+ years?
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How to use WinScp to connect two windows 10 laptops

I need to use WinScp to wirelessly connect two Dell laptops together and transfer files between them. I have installed WinScp on both laptops. Both laptops are connected to my wifi router. but... When ...
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Local Editor is not auto refreshing remote files when opened from winSCP

I am using WinSCP to access a remote directory on ubuntu 18.04 from windows10. I started an SFTP session and opened a remote file from winscp file browser, say hello.txt, on a local editor Geany. I ...
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connect to vmware workstation oracle linux using winscp

I have problem connecting to oracle linux from my winscp actually when I run command nmcli d I get following: DEVICE TYPE STATE CONNECTION ens33 ethernet disconnected -- lo ...
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Establishing a Remote Connection through OpenSSH server (PC) using WinSCP. Want to Point to a Specific Directory / Folder

After enabling OpenSSH server in my Win 10, I am able to login through remote using WinSCP client application. But It takes me to C Drive and almost gives access to entire drive/files on that PC. I ...
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WinSCP and PuttyGen fail on conversion of openSSH private key to PEM or PPK formtype on windows

I’ve generated a Linux Instance in the Oracle Cloud. Locally I work on Windows-10 Client computer. During generation of the Linux Instance Private and Open-SSH public keys have been generated in Linux ...
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How to import .ppk file in winscp?

How to import .ppk file into winSCP? While I am try to connect winSCP to the cloud server it's showing error as Authentication Failed error
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How to use a dynamic port forwarding tunnel via a bastion/jump server using PuTTY without WinSCP

I have a requirement to connect to a remote JMX server via an SSH bastion/jump server. I can successfully use a Linux ssh client to achieve the desired result and also can use a PuTTY session ...
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Unable to connect to my Ubuntu machine using Putty and WinSCP

After upgrading phpmyadmin in my ubuntu server it shows connection error when i am connecting server via putty and winSCP. How can i connect to the server? Putty Fatal Error : Connection Time Out I ...
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Allow user to access only a specific folder in WinSCP or FileZilla

I have a Windows 10 machine in which I have a specific folder. The user wants when login through WinSCP should only be able to read, write, and edit in that folder only. Also, the new user have never ...
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WinSCP : Cannot initialize SFTP protocol. Is the host running an SFTP server?

I can edit all the files using WinSCP on my server using root, but for security, I disabled root on my Ubuntu server and now have a problem using an admin user or sudo <user> to edit files/...
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SFTP-based client to auto-open files from different folder

I am working on a programming project that has multiple text-based files (.txt, .py, .sh, etc.). The files are stored on a remote server (specifically AWS EC2). I can access them with WinSCP via SFTP ...
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Unable to login to our server using Winscp/FileZilla

When we tried to login to our server using WinSCP/FileZilla, we got below error: Error: FATAL ERROR: Remote side sent disconnect message; Error: type 11 (by application): Error: "...
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Does WinSCP work with OpenSSH SSH certificates?

As per WinSCP documentation, WinScp uses the PuTTy key format, and requires that keys generated by OpenSSH be either converted or we use a /keygen command line switch. I wanted to use SSH ...
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AWS ec2 instance with Multi user login with ssh key not work

I have a server(ubuntu16.04) in aws ec2. And I have a private key to access the server. The origin user I used called ubuntu which is generated by aws. Now my client B wants to login server to ...
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WinSCP Plugin for Altap Salamander

Based on these two pages: https://www.altap.cz/salamander/help/winscp/ui_login_sftp/ https://winscp.net/eng/docs/salamander#opening_winscp_plugin I can see there is an WinSCP plugin for Altap ...
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FTP Server file download issue

I am trying to download a from FTP server from Unix command prompt but getting "Connection closed by remote host" exception. Same exception I am getting while trying from Window command prompt as ...
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Option to open PuTTY from WinSCP in current path?

I use WinSCP, and shortcut Ctrl-P to open PuTTY. Is there an option somewhere to make the current path displayed by WinSCP to be set in PuTTY opening? If I'm browsing in /home/bob/work I wish to be ...
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Meaning of ForkLift Name and BaseURL options and their equivalent in WinSCP

What is the meaning of Name and Base URL options of ForkList. See the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtplr6LYXLs - 3:21 - 5:00? And where are they set in WinSCP?
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WinSCP capabilities dialog and disk space calculation in SFTP

SFTP servers can expose disk space utilization for a device - a volume or disk, by either implementing the space-available extension or by OpenSSH proprietary statvfs@openssh.com capability. While ...
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WinSCP PUT/upload using relative path

When trying to upload a file to FTP I always fail. Using following configuration: #connect ftp open ftpes://... #copy file put .\\..\\Java\\WebApp\\target\\PROD-*.zip /project/produktion/ #clean ...
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Hide login username from WinSCP title bar

Upon connecting via SFTP to a remote system, WinSCP displays the connection details on the titlebar of the application, as : user@<system_ip> - WinSCP I was wondering if there is a way to ...
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How to make WinScp use the same proxy as Cygwin ssh

I'm working on a Windows machine behind a firewall. In Windows control panel, there's a proxy .pac file configured, which browsers use successfully. When I use ssh (within Cygwin), I have a ...

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