Managing files in WinSCP

Back to search

This tutorial assumes you already have WinSCP running on your computer and are connected to a remote server.

The first thing we're going to do is create a new folder (or directory) on the remote server.

Now let's learn how to manage files and folders in WinSCP.

1 Click create directory.

2 Type the name of the new folder here, then click ok.

That's all there is to it. Now let's rename this new folder...

3 Select the folder to be renamed.

4 Click rename.

5 Type the new name of the folder here.

The new folder has been renamed.

You can also rename files the same way as you rename folders.

To delete a folder (or file) make sure it's highlighted...

6 Select folderold.

7 Then click delete.

The folder we just created has been deleted.

Now let's learn how to change the permissions of a file.

8 Select changelog.txt.

9 Click properties.

To change the file permissions, simply enter the new permissions value here by checking off the appropiate boxes below.

10 Click ok.

That's it! Permissions for the file changelog.txt have been successfully changed.

This is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to manage your files and folders in WinSCP, including creating new folders, renaming them, deleting them, and changing file permissions.

Also Read

How to setup desktop shortcuts for cPanel
This demo assumes you've already logged in to cPanel Now let's learn how to setup desktop...
How to upgrade a script installed by Sofaculous
It's recommended to keep your scripts updated as new versions may fix security risks and other...
How to install Piwigo from Softaculous
1 Scroll down until you find Piwigo in the menu on the left. 2 Click Piwigo. This Overview page...
How to install DokuWiki from Softaculous
1 Scroll down to the Wiki group. 2 Find DokuWiki in the menu. You will be taken to the...