Cannot transfer files with SCP

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Cannot transfer files with SCP

I just downloaded latest version of WinSCP, I connect to remote host (Linux running OpenSSH 3.1 with ssh protocol version 2) and can see the directory but when I try to download any file it times out. (I have to kill the program since it hangs)

I checked with pscp and downloaded a file just fine from the same host, WinSCP says I'm connected with SCP protocol and AES encryption, I changed the preferred ssh protocol version, compatibility options, ... but still the same.

What can I do to solve the problem?

Thanks.

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Re: Cannot transfer files with SCP

Make sure that you use bash shell. If not force it for WinSCP session on SCP tab of login dialog. Or use SFTP instead.
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SCP hangin

Thanks for your reply, I've been looking for a way to generate the "winscp.log" but I can't find the option to log the connection (didn't find also any winscp.log file)

My shell is /bin/bash.

I should correct some of my previous affirmation, server is running:
SSH-2.0-3.1.0 SSH Secure Shell (non-commercial)

I can rename files, create dirs, everything OK except transfer, while trying to transfer if I log on the server I can see that scp is running under my uid but nothing happens , seems that there are some incompatibility problems but checking all the available options in WinSCP gave no result.

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Re: SCP hangin

Thanks for your reply, I've been looking for a way to generate the "winscp.log" but I can't find the option to log the connection (didn't find also any winscp.log file)
See Logging tab on Login dialog.

My shell is /bin/bash.
Even if your default shell is /bin/bash already it sometimes help to set it again on SCP tab on Login dialog. Have you tried?

If it does not help, I again recommend you to try SFTP instead.
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See Logging tab on Login dialog.

:roll: "Registro" (Spanish version) didn't know how I missed it, probably because I was more concerned with the failing transfers



If it does not help, I again recommend you to try SFTP instead

You're right, SFTP works. Nice to have it tested before I ever need to use it :)

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