[OT] recommendations for graphical windows clients for SCP to dropbear?

Farrell Aultman fja0568 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 23:31:43 WST 2009


I use WinSCP.  No complaints.

On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 8:10 PM, Matt Johnston <matt at ucc.asn.au> wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Jan 2009 20:47:43 +0100, "Hans J. Koch" <hjk at linutronix.de>
> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 02:38:02PM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >>
> >>   i am most emphatically *not* a windows person, but a co-worker wants
> >> to set up some kind of graphical (windows XP) client to SCP files to
> >> an embedded system running dropbear.
> >>
> >>   i set up the embedded system, dropbear is running just fine, etc,
> >> etc.  putty is installed on the windows XP system and i know there is
> >> a pscp, but it appears to be a real PITA to set up, unless we're just
> >> being dense.
> >>
> >>   any downloadable recommendations?  you know, the point and click
> >> kind?  thanks.
> >
> > WinSCP ?
>
> WinSCP tends to be my preferred choice - it can be a single binary like
> PuTTY.
> Some people seem to like FileZilla too, take a look at that?
>
> Apart from the UI, transfer speed can vary wildly between SCP clients.
> Granted Dropbear isn't the speediest SSH server, but in the past I have
> seen 10x performance difference between windows SCP clients to the same
> server. I think it has improved a bit these days, though test it out.
>
> Matt
>
>
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