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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WinScp permission denied issue

need to say that I am not server guy, and this is first time that I tried to use winscp or putty. I have google it quite a lot of before posting here, and I have made a progress, but eventually I ...
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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 ...
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How To Block FTP Users From Changing File Permissions

I have been tasked with trying to reproduce an issue one of our developers is running into. On certain FTP servers, the FTP library he is using (Starksoft/Biko) returns a "530: Not Logged In" error. ...
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Access Denied for Specific FTP Client

I have a couple FTP servers setup which I am unable to access using a particular client machine. The client is a Windows 2012 server in my company's network over which I do not have admin rights. ...
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Can connect to ubuntu server with Putty but can't via WinSCP

I have just updated from 8.04 to 10.04 after such a long time I am rather excited. But since the update I am now unable to login to my server via winscp but a connection with putty is still completely ...
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Able to connect to server with winscp but unable to connect with filezilla

I am unable to connect to the server with filezilla but with winscp I am able to connect. Both filezilla and winscp connect using port 22. Why is filezilla unable to connect to the server?
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Install Java EE 6 on CentOS 6

Having problems installing Java EE 6 in CentOS 6 x32. I have removed all previous version of Java and freshly installed temporally jdk1.6.0_34. So my $PATH variable goes to: ...
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WinSCP connecting to WinSSHD and executing terminal commands

I have a windows server that has WinSSHD installed. If i configure a user to support "Teminal Access" and then connect using WinSCP i cannot launch a terminal session - has anyone got these to work ...
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How to use sudo with WinSCP and ProFTPd?

I need to run the SFTP fileserver binary as root, but direct root login is not allowed. In WinSCP, if I use "default" on SFTP server protocol option everything works as expected. Following the ...
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Use WinSCP or similar to copy files from Linux to Windows

I can use WinSCP GUI just fine to copy a folder from a Linux server locally to a Windows server for backup, using the "updated files/folders only" option (sort of an rsync). I'd like to use WinSCP's ...
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cygwin scp to linux box corrupts files, while winscp fixes the corruptions?

I have a bash script for deploying my app jars and sh files from the dev machine to prod machine (centos). it simply calls scp and copies all the necessary files. when I run it from an ubuntu box, ...
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sftp Bad message - (badly formatted packet or protocol incompatibility)

I have two servers connected through SFTP. When I'm trying to upload file DONATE_SPLATNOSTSFRB-1503_20120315.xls.gpg via WinSCP, it works fine, but when I change file name to ...
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Can Winscp be installed on window server 2008? [closed]

I want to know whether Winscp is free software? Can I install it on Window server2008? Which version should I download?
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How to access shared folders

I have VPN tunnel between two computers and through WinSCP (or any other SFTP client) I can access shared folders. Is it possible to access them outside the SFTP client (in the OS)? I have to access ...
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Why does WinSCP connect to /root and nothing else, through OpenSSH?

We set up an Amazon EC2 instance and managed to WinSCP into it by setting up WinSSHD on the server. As WinSSHD is commercial, we were looking for a free alternative and opted to try OpenSSH, which I ...
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SFTP and FileZilla - Connection closed by server with exitcode 128

This was working well until a couple of days ago. I can't recall having done anything to the server leading it to start closing the connection. Also I have no idea what exitcode 128 means, and can't ...
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How can I pass in a FTP username and password to WinSCP?

I'm scripting WinSCP, and need to dynamically pass in a FTP username and password, depending on which environment I'm using. However, the docs say, "WinSCP does not support providing the passphase ...
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WinSCP - SCP is working and SFTP is not working

I am trying to connect to our remote server using winSCP. It was working before. But from today I am not able to connect to the server using SFTP. If I changed the protocol to SCP, then I am able to ...
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Uploading files on server through SFTP

In my region, we have proxy to connect to the internet. So, we don't have direct connection.I dont have control panel on my website. To upload my files to the server through SFTP, I was using WinsCP ...
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How to synchronize local directory with another local directory on another partition or disk

I would like to synchronize my local directory content with another local directory on another partition or disk (or e.g. a pendrive). I can synchronize my local directory content with a remote one ...
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How can I login amazon ec2 with root directly in putty or winscp?

0 down vote favorite 1) How can I login amazon ec2 with root directly in putty?? each time i need to su - root first and change to root...is there any other ways?? 2) How can I login amazon ec2 ...
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How to download a file through (Putty) SSH

Imagine the following situation: I do not have direct SSH access to Server-A due to IP filtering restrictions. To access the server (from windows using putty), I first connect to Server-B, which has ...
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Transfer files using ssh

I am using ssh (WinSCP) to transfer some files from a server to my workstation. The problem is that at some files I get disconnected. Always same files. I am the owner of the directory so I guess ...
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sftp jail user. error in winscp

I have a configuration where specific users can log-in only in sftp and not ssh. Also the users are jailed in specific directories. Lets say the user name is stefanos and his rooted directory is ...
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WinSCP - can it replace newer files with older files?

I've been using the Windows app WinSCP for uploading the latest scripts in my PHP web app to my web server, using the comparison function within WinSCP which replaces older remote files with newer ...
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SSH / SCP connections to Ubuntu server blocked from one remote host but not others

I have a server running Ubuntu SE 10.10. Two Windows 7 machines are attempting to WinSCP / Putty into it using the same credentials. Both are definitely connecting to the correct host, but one gets an ...
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How do I effectively use WinSCP on my GoDaddy Dedicated Hosting

After being told that Virtual Private Servers would not fit the scope of my project, I have timidly entered the world of dedicated hosting. Unfortunately, this is forcing me how to learn the basics of ...
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Editing with Winscp

I would like to edit files in my /etc from winscp. I have administrator privileges on this computer, How can i edit files and save them from Winscp in folders that require sudo be written before any ...
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Linux permissions for WinSCP'ing into Apache site

I'm running an Ubuntu server with apache2/mod_mono Ive got: /home/user/www The only way I've been able to get this all working is by: chown -R www-data:www-data /home/user/www I'd like to be ...
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OpenSSH, ChrootDirectory, WinSCP. How do I allow wget and tar?

I think my question is really: How do I follow the ChrootDirectory directions here to allow interactive shell? I have a virtual server at Linode running Ubuntu 10.04. I will be hosting a Drupal site ...
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winscp filter by date

How to transfer files with WinSCP that are older than N days? It seems there is no such option inside. But could it be done with scripting/cmd mix?
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winSCP not listing directory problem

I'm trying to use winSCP to FTP my server using FTPs and then synch with a backup folder. I have had this working fine from a PC on my work intranet (i.e. the same domain) however when I try to set it ...
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WinSCP sending a file via console?

I am using WinSCP scripting for my backups and i wanted to know how to push one file to the remote server? i would then like to execute the script which i know how to do. Its just sending the one file ...
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linux timestamp permission error with winscp

I added a user to a group and set the file and dir content to 775. When i use winscp to modify a file it complains it cant set the timestamp bc of a permission error. But it is able to update the file ...
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Problem transferring file to FTP server - 503 Could not create file

I try to transfer a file from SSIS package to a FTP server provided by my client. When I try connecting and transfer using a FTP tool (WinSCP) manually it works fine and file was transferred. But when ...
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Is there a way to make scp run faster on a Mac OS X?

I'm trying to a upload a Flex generated SWF file (500 kb) from my Macbook (running Snow Leopard) using the command scp main.swf server.com:/ I had setup key authentication to prevent typing the ...
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WinSCP and chroot problem, “A call to an OS Function Failed”

We've got a chroot environment on CentOS set up for our users to download data from. One of our users is using WinSCP and they're getting this error: "A call to an OS function failed". This link on ...
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WinSCP: How to enable the service on Linux

I attemp to use WinSCP to connect to my CentOS, but got a access denied reply. My first suspect is that the correspoing service or port, which I don't know, is not enabled. Could anyone provide ...