Mountain Area Information Network

Using WinSCP to transfer files (FTP)

WinSCP is a free FTP client for Windows.

Configure WinSCP for FTP access to your web site. Start WinSCP and configure the Session settings as follows:

  • Enter your domain name in Host name.
  • Enter your FTP User name and Password.
  • Under File protocol select "FTP".
  • Check Advanced options.

After turning on advanced options, the Connection entry will appear in the left pane:

  • Click Connection in the left pane.
  • On the right, under Connection, check Passive mode.
  • Click Login to connect.

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