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Copy files using an SFTP client

  1. Ensure you have properly installed and are connected to a Secure File Transfer client.
  2. Once you are connected, find the local file or folder (located on the left side of the window) that you wish to transfer to the server. Click once on the file or folder.
  3. If you want to move multiple items in the same folder, click on the first item, press and hold the Ctrl key on your keyboard, and then click on the remaining items. The items should all be highlighted.
  4. Find the folder on the server where you would like to transfer your file to (located on the right side of the window). In the following screenshot, the local file named Demonstration.jpg will be transferred into the server folder named Pictures.

  5. Right click on the file that you wish to move and select Upload. Alternatively, you can click and drag the item from your local folder to the server folder.

  6. To transfer a file from the server to your local computer, follow the same steps, but select the item from the server (located on the right side of the window), right click on it, and select Download. Or, click and drag it to your computer (located on the left side of the window).