This section is dedicated to help you with the file transfer protocol (FTP?). This includes using FTP applications, as well as understanding the protocol itself. We hope you find what you are looking for.
What is WinSCP?
WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Legacy SCP protocol is also supported. Its main function is safe copying of files between a local and a remote computer.
Follow these steps to connect to your ONID account using WinSCP:
Go to the Session page
"Host name" should be set to shell.onid.oregonstate.edu
"Username" should be your ONID username
"Password" should be your ONID password
Click Login to connect
If you are asked "Continue connecting and add host key to the cache?", click Yes
On the left side, you will see the files and directories on your computer. On the right side are the files and directories on your ONID account.
To transfer a file or directory from your ONID account to your computer, simply drag-and-drop the item from the right side to the left side. To transfer a file from your computer to your ONID account, drag-and-drop the item from the left side to the right side.
To close your connection and exit WinSCP, click on the Commands menu and choose Quit.