In order to use ssh and pscp in Windows, we may use PuTTY. PuTTY may be obtained from http://www.putty.org

putty pscp usage - obtaining putty

Install location will typically be “C:\Program Files (x86)\PuTTY”

putty pscp usage - location of putty

Open a command window and run putty, a UI will appear that will provide various operations.

putty pscp usage - open putty

Here we will use putty in order to shh to a local VM. Entering IP information of host will provide us a ssh terminal.

putty pscp usage - login passwd

pscp is a pretty tool that will help us copy files/directories between hosts. Usage is similar to known “scp” utility in Linux. “pscp” can also be called from PuTTY directory as follows;

putty pscp usage - pscp usage