General WinScp parameters
Every WinScp plugin shares the same general settings, these settings are described below:
The following parameters apply for every WinScp plugin.
Protocol to use for the connection. Possible values are SFtp , Scp and Ftp (default).
Name of the host to connect to.
|•||FTP transfer mode|
|FTP mode. Possible values are Passive (default) and Active.|
|•||FTP Secure transfer mode|
|FTPS mode. Possible values are None (default), Implicit, ExplicitSsl and ExplicitTls.|
|Port number to connect to. Keep default 0 to use the default port for the protocol.|
Username for authentication.
In most cases you need to fill in Password. Exceptions are:
- You use different authentication method than a password authentication, such as public key authentication (with passphrase-less private key or with use of Pageant) for SSH session;
- The server does not require password.
|Server response timeout. Defaults to 15 seconds.|
Allows configuring any session settings using raw format. E.g. to enable SSH compression, agent forwarding and specific Tls version use "Compression=1|AgentFwd=1|MinTlsVersion=3|MaxTlsVersion=3".
|•||SSH host key|
Host key of the SSH server. Mandatory for SFTP/SCP protocol.
You can find the host key by starting the WinScp GUI manually and create the connection to the required server, after connecting you can check the "Server and protocol information" here you can find the
Server host key fingerprint.
|•||SSH private key|
|Full path to private key file. The key has to be passphrase-less or Pageant has to be running with the key loaded (SshPrivateKey then server only to select, what private key Pageant should use, in case more are loaded).|
|•||Accept any ssh host key|
Give up security and accept any ssh host key. To be used in exceptional situations only, when security is not required. When set, log files will include warning about insecure connection
Fingerprint of FTPS server TLS/SSL certificate to be automatically accepted (useful for certificates signed by untrusted authority)
|•||Accept any tls/ssl host certificate|
Give up security and accept any tls/sll host certificate.To be used in exceptional situations only, when security is not required. When set, log files will include warning about insecure connection
|•||XML log path|
Path to store xml log file to. Empty means, no xml log file is created
|•||Session log path|
Path to store session log file to. Empty means, no session log file is created
|•||Debug log path|
Path to store assembly debug log to. Empty means, no debug log file is created.
|WinScp general settings|