I have accessed Linux Server on a Windows machine using ssh, created files and am now trying to see if I can transfer the files to my Windows local machine without the use if FTP apps. tried using the searching on and using the scp command but I feel am using it wrongly. how I can correctly use it or other methods (commands) I can use to achieve my goal.

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    How about showing what you did and where (and how exactly) it failed? – RudiC Oct 22 '18 at 15:06

Windows does not natively support SSH, so you will need to add a client (OpenSSH, Putty, etc.).

I would recommend installing pscp on your Windows computer. From there, you can use a command like so to "pull" files onto your Windows computer:

pscp fred@example.com:/etc/hosts c:\temp\example-hosts.txt

This was taken from the pscp documentation: link

  • I am using Ubuntu client client supported on Windows when developer mode is activated. Lemme try installing pscp and see how it works. Thanks – Kenny Pasi Oct 23 '18 at 6:14

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