SSH and FTP Software

Vendor: WinSCP.

Supported Operating Systems:  Microsoft Windows only.

General Description: WinSCP describes their software as an

“open source SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this, WinSCP offers basic file manager functionality. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.”

PuTTY is the command line application that is packaged with WinSCP.

Availability: This software is installed in every ITS-Managed Windows lab.

Scope of License: This software is free.

Method for Obtaining:

  • For personal machines or machines on which you hold administrative privilege, download WinSCP, or PuTTY, and install.
  • For a Mines-owned, ITS managed machine submit a Mines Help Center request for installation and someone from ITS will contact you.

Documentation:  Available on the WinSCP web page.

In case of difficulties running the software in a Mines ITS managed lab:  Contact ITS via the Mines Help Center. We want the program to be properly installed, licensed and functioning. If you have questions about the use of the program, please contact your instructor, TA or lab manager.


Article ID: 148420
Sun 12/10/23 1:24 AM
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