Remote SSH Connections with WinSCP

Remote SSH Connections with WinSCP

WinSCP does not focus on terminal access, however it has basic support for it. WinSCP's integration with PuTTY allows for unrestricted terminal access.
  1. If you haven't already done so, download and install both WinSCP and PuTTY.

  2. Open WinSCP (either from the Start Menu or a desktop shortcut).

  3. On the log in screen that appears, enter the following information.
    • File protocol:
    • Host name:
    • Port number:
    • User name: UDelNet ID (Do not include "" after your ID)
    • Password: Your UDelNet password
  4. log in screen

  5. Click Login

  6. If this warning dialog box appears and you are using your own computer, click Yes. If you are using someone else's computer or a computer in a public site, click No.
  7. log in screen

  8. After login completes, press CTRL+P on the keyboard or click Open from the Command menu.

  9. In the window that appears, enter you UNIX password and press Enter.
  10. log in screen

  11. You should see the UNIX prompt for ( You can now work with your UNIX account.
  12. log in screen
For researchers: Information about generating public/private keys and configuring/saving remote host connections in PuTTY can be found here.

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