Back to search

Managing files in WinSCP

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.

Was this answer helpful?      

Also Read

Renaming database tables with phpMyAdmin
This tutorial assumes you've already logged in to phpMyAdmin Now let's learn how to...
How to install Nucleus from Softaculous
Let's see how to install Nucleus from Softaculous. 1 Find Nucleus in the list. You will be...
How to Protect your Images and TMP Directories.
Most websites require their images and tmp directories to have Full Write Access. This is in...
How to install Zen Cart from Softaculous
1 Scroll down until you find Zen Cart in the menu on the left. 2 Click Zen Cart. This Overview...