Steps To Manage Files/Folders in WinSCP

March 20, 2012 / FAQs
  1. If you want to manage files/folders through WinSCP then you can follow the following steps. This knowledge base assumes that you already have WinSCP and have it running on your computer, but is not connected to a remote server.
  2. Now let’s learn how to manage our website files.
  3. The first thing you are going to do is create a new folder or directory on the remote server.
  4. Click on the “Create directory” option, which is located at the bottom of the page.
  5. Type the name of the new folder in the “new folder name” option and then click on “Ok”

Now let’s rename the new folder…

  1. Select the folder to rename.
  2. Click on “rename” option and type the new name of the folder.
  3. The new folder has renamed. You can also rename files the same way as you rename folders.

To delete a folder or file make sure it’s highlighted.

  1. Select the particular folder.
  2. Click on the “Delete” option which is located at the bottom of the page.
  3. Your selected folder has deleted.

Now let’s learn how to change the permissions of a file

  1. Select postinfo.html > Click properties
  2. To change the file permission simply enter the new permission value by checking off the appropriate boxes below and clicking the “ok” option.

That’s it. Permissions for the file postinfo.html have successfully changed.