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Where does WinSCP save sessions?

Where does WinSCP save sessions?

martin wrote: WinSCP stores configuration either to Windows registry (HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Martin Prikryl\WinSCP 2) or to INI file (winscp3. ini). You may setup all you need, switch to INI file (from preferences dialog) and distribute the INI file with the application.

How do I save a WinSCP session?

WinSCP — Creating sessions

  1. Click the Session tab on the top menu.
  2. Choose New Session from the dropdown.
  3. Just as you did when you initially made your first connection, enter the connection credentials for this new session.
  4. Click the Save button to save these credentials into a new session.
  5. Click the OK button to save.

How do I copy a WinSCP session to another computer?

Locate key Software/Martin Prikryl/WinSCP 2. Go to File > Export to REGEDIT4 format. On Export to REGEDIT4 dialog, select HKEY_CURRENT_USER and check both Only selected key and Cut off root key name. Save export to file of your choice.

How do I open multiple sessions in WinSCP?

Opening Additional Sessions To directly open a site, go to Session > Sites. The newly opened session will become active. You can use WinSCP jump list to reopen recent sessions too.

How do I save changes in WinSCP?

Steps that reproduce it here across multiple, independent installs:

  1. Connect to some SFTP site.
  2. Right click on some file, choose ‘edit’
  3. In the edit window, hit the reload button – third from the left.
  4. Independently, not using WinSCP, edit this file so that the contents are changed.
  5. Close the file in WinSCP.

How do I import connections into WinSCP?

To open Import session dialog go to Tools > Import Sites on Login dialog. On the dialog, select if you want to import from PuTTY, FileZilla, OpenSSH config or known_hosts files. You will receive list of all sites/host keys stored in the selected application or configuration file.

How do I install a WinSCP INI file?

On WinSCP Login dialog, go to the Tools > Import/Restore configuration, navigate to your external harddisk and select the exported INI file. Note that if you do not know how to browse external harddisk, you should ask a specific question on that.

How do I export my WinSCP site?

On WinSCP Login dialog, use Tools > Export/Backup Configuration command. In case you have an old version of WinSCP, you will find the Export button on Preferences dialog. WinSCP will offer you to store all your configuration to an INI file.

How do I open two WinSCP servers?

Connect to both servers, then highlight the file you want to copy, and use “Duplicate” in the File menu, to send it to the other server.

What is queue in WinSCP?

By default WinSCP transfers files on foreground. This way it can use one connection to the server only all the time, however during the transfer you cannot use WinSCP for any other task. Alternative way is to use background transfers. Transferring Files on Background.