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I want to automate SFTP transfer between a Unix and Windows machine. I am using Bitvise Tunnelier and WinSSHD on the same machine. I used "Easy WinSSHD settings" to set the configurations. I am using virtual account settings to access the server.

First, I want to perform SFTP with username/password before trying public key authentication. When I try to connect the Windows machine to Unix (Using Putty), I'm not able to connect to the machine.

Is there a good resource that explains how to setup SFTP transfer between Unix and Windows?

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For Windows to *nix it's really hard to go past the WinSCP/PuTTY combinations, which makes this a breeze. WinSCP can be scripted for automation. There are many articles on setting up passwordless authentication. This is just one picked at random.

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