Topic "Rename does not work, why?"

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Ken Lulue


I'm using WinSCP 2.2.3
The server is OpenSSH on Windows v3.4-3
After I log in successfully, I try to rename a file or directory, I get this error message:

Command "mv -f "FileA" "FileB""
failed with return code 127 and error message
mv: not found.

I have permission to create and delete files.
What's wrong?

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OpenSSH server for Windows does not have MV command, so renaming cannot work. You can wait until WinSCP support SFTP protocol.
Martin Prikryl

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