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Re: WinSCP script command unzip files automatically

I need a session log file (/log=session.log), not XML log.

Re: WinSCP script command unzip files automatically


I'm using WinSCP 5.7.6 (Build 5874). I'm attaching the download script and logs as private attachment for your perusal.
Screenshot of the download result attached as well.

Re: WinSCP script command unzip files automatically

WinSCP does not extract any archives. It must be your server that is doing this.

Please attach a full log file showing the problem (using the latest version of WinSCP).

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WinSCP script command unzip files automatically


I just downloaded your latest WinSCP version on this website. I'm trying to perform batch files download over SFTP with it. I notice that the zip files I download will get unzip automatically. May I know why this is so and how I can prevent this from happening?

Here's a snippet of the script I use:

option batch on

option confirm off

option transfer binary

open user:password@server

get source destination




All source files are in .zip format. There are no failures in transfer except that I don't need to unzip my files automatically.