Using SCP with
pscp is a good option, as given by sebasth. SFTP with
psftp is another option. You probably cannot install software on the university workstation, but you can probably download and execute Putty's
psftp, which is "command-line secure file copy."
When you first start this program, it might look as follows.
psftp: no hostname specified; use "open host.name" to connect
Do this using the same credentials that you use for SSH. For example,
psftp> open server.university.edu
(Or, use its IP address if you don't have a hostname.)
help to view available commands. Of note, pay attention to
lcd. The meaning is "local change directory." This changes the working directory of the program. When you download a file, the file will be downloaded into the working directory. One might use
lpwd to print the local working directory. Also note that local commands can be executed with
!. To get a local directory listing, type
!dir. As an exercise, try these to get a feel for what is happening.
Now, get a directory listing on the remote side.
get to download a single file. Use
mget to download multiple files at once, for example,
mget a* to download all files beginning with the lower-case letter, a. (The uploads use
To end the SFTP session, type
On a personal computer where you can install software, try any SFTP client. FileZilla. WinSCP. WinSSHFS. Or search for one you like best.