Transferring Files from you local machine to VPS

This guide will help you transfer files using WinSCP and Firezilla softwares.

Installing FileZilla

FileZilla is free software available for windows and other platforms, download it from here: https://filezilla-project.org/download.php?type=client

Run the installer once the download is complete.

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Things you need to know before connecting to your server:

  1. IP address
  2. Username
  3. Password
  4. Port number

Enter these credentials to filezilla and click on Quickconnect.

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This will now establish a SFTP connection to your VPS.

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You can navigate to your destination directory(right tab) and do a drag and drop or copy-paste the files from your local machine(left tab) to your VPS

Installing WinSCP

WinSCP is a free and open source SFTP software that lets you transfer files between local and remote computers, download it from here: https://winscp.net/eng/download.php

Run the installer once the download is complete.

Enter the login credentials of the remote server.

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Click on Yes for the following dialog box (This prompts only for first time connections)

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Now WinSCP is available for file transfers upon successful login.

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You will find your local machine's directories on the left side of the tab and remote server's on the right side and can be navigated to your required directory.


Last Modified: November 28 2018 15:20:04