Using WinSCP for File Transfer


Select WinSCP. Enter the hostname.

WinSCP Login window

Enter your username.

WinSCP username prompt

Enter your password.

WinSCP password prompt

Select Yes to add the key fingerprint.

key fingerprint prompt

You now have a split view of local storage on the left and remote storage on the right.

split view of local and remote storage

Select a file on the left and drag it to right side. This uses the default of selecting binary or text transfer based on the file extension.

split view of remote and local storage

Depending on your configuration, you may already have drag confirmation set. If not, you can set it by select Options from the top menu, then selecting Preferences. Check the box labeled Drag & drop operations.

WinSCP Options window

Below is an example of drag confirmation and how you can choose which transfer mode to use when you drop the item into the right side.

drag confirmation window



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