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Configuring Win-SCP to upload files via FTP, sFTP

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Just like FileZilla, Win-SCP is one of the best, free, and the easy-to-use client to transfer files over sFTP and FTP protocol. In this article, we will go ahead and learn the simplest way of Configuring Win-SCP to upload files via FTP.


Win-SCP is specifically designed for the Microsoft Windows operating system; it doesn’t support any of the other platforms. Download the Win-SCP installer using the following URL,

https://winscp.net/eng/download.php

First, install the Win-SCP on the System.

install winscp

Configure Win-SCP for FTP

Open WinSCP application → Select protocol as FTP from the drop-down.

select protocol as FTP winscp

Enter the required details,

Hostname: Domain name or IP address.

User name: The user name of FTP account.

Password: Password of the account.

enter required details win scp

Click on AdvancedClick on “Connection” and make sure that Passive mode is selected. It will help you to bypass any firewall installed in local network → Click on OK.

connection passive mode ftp winscp

Finally, click on Login.

Configuring Win-SCP to upload files via FTP

Congratulations! You have successfully connected to the server over sFTP protocol using Win-SCP.

connected winscp ftp

To upload the directory or files → Select Files/DirectoryRightclick on the File/DirectoryClick on Upload.

how to upload data over ftp using win-scp

Configure Win-SCP for sFTP

Open WinSCP application → Select protocol as sFTP from the drop-down.

select sftp protocol win-scp

Enter the required details,

Hostname: Domain name or IP address.

Port: Enter the SSH port (Default is 22). (2200, if you’re a VPS/Dedicated Customer)

User name: The user name of FTP account.

Password: Password of the account.

enter the required details for the sftp winscp

Finally, click on Login.

Configure Win-SCP for sFTP

Congratulations! You have successfully connected to the server over FTP protocol using Win-SCP.

connected winscp ftp

To upload the directory or files → Select Files/DirectoryRightclick on the File/DirectoryClick on Upload.

how to upload data over ftp using win-scp

Conclusion

Now that we’ve gone over configuring Win-SCP to upload files via FTP & sFTP. In this article, we have just covered the FTP method, you can select the required protocol from the drop-down protocol list, and the rest configuration is identical.

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