Connecting via WinSCP

Connecting to your server with WinSCP or VSCode

This page will walk you through connecting to your new server using the popular free software program WinSCP. I have a script for you to download on step 11 "Managing your web site" page.

WinSCP let's get going

  • Run WinSCP

  • In the Login dialog, click on the “New Session” button

  • Then click the "Advanced..." button

Connect via WinSCP
  • From this dialog select the SSH Authentication browse button to the right of the input box.

SSU Authentication
  • You will be given a file explorer box. Then select your pem file that you downloaded when you created your ec2. The prompt with look like this click ok.

Convert PEM file to a PPK file
  • Click the ok button

Final Connection Step
  • You have connected