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Copying File To/From a Windows Desktop

WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client, SCP client, FTPS client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is file transfer between a local and a remote computer. WinSCP is available on IT Services supported desktops or can be downloaded from http://winscp.net/eng/index.php.

Running WinSCP

Run WinSCP  from the Start menu or double clicking on the icon on the desktop;

A login window will appear Fill in the hostname and your username:

You can click the "Save" button to save the session details for future use:

Return to the login window and click the "Login" button Some host may present you with an information window:

You will then be prompted for your password:

The file manager window will be displayed:

The drag-and-drop interface is a similar to Windows file manager and its use should be intuitive.


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