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alicehome 2021

can not find usename and passworld

Dear admin.
I download the winscp.
but do not know where i can find user name and pass world.
Can you help me with that?
Thank you

Re: Password cannot contain certain characters

@Noobcanon: It's not about what WinSCP accepts or not (it accepts any character), but rather about WinSCP and the server agreeing on the same encoding. It's better to stick to ASCII characters in the credentials (what a pound sign is not).

Password cannot contain certain characters

I had the same problem and I fixed it by taking out certain special characters in my password. For some reason it doesn't like the pound (£) symbol. Would be nice to know what is/isn't accepted by WinSCP.

WinSCP: Access Denied


I'm using WinSCP on virtual Windows XP trying to connect to a Ubuntu 12.04 host. I've had this working before but for some reason I am now receiving an access denied error.

I've made sure that I don't have any special characters in my password.

Please help.


Its working Thanks


I am tying to connect to the sftp using the following statements
option batch on
option confirm off
open sftp://<<username>>:<<password>>@<<servername>> -HOSTKEY="ssh-rsa 2048 29:7d:c6:64:25:c6:07:2c:9b:7e:92:18:04:2e:c8:1a"

attached is the session.log file please look into that and let me know where exactly i am doing wrong.

Please help.

Re: Unable to authenticate sftp password using command line

Please compare session log files for both scenarios.

If you won't find the difference, please attach the logs here.

Unable to authenticate sftp password using command line


I able to connect to my sftp server using Graphical user interface of WinSCP by providing the user name and password.

But when i try to connect using the following statement
open sftp://<<username>>:<<password>>@<<servername>>:<<portnumber>>

in the command prompt i am getting the error message saying that the "User Authentication Failed"
But the same username and password is working in case if i use the Graphical User Interface.

Please help.

My assignment is i need to automate the task of sending files using sftp.