connect WinSCP to AWS EC2

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  • connect WinSCP to AWS EC2

Connect WinSCP to AWS EC2

Please follow the following steps to access or connect AWS EC2 instance using WinSCP which will allow the user to transfer data from local system to AWS EC2 instance
1)In order to access the AWS EC2 instance using WinSCP, you need to install WinSCP on your system. I am assuming WinSCP is installed on your system. If you do not know how to install WinSCP on your system then please click on the following link

How to install WinSCP on windows

2)Assuming you have successfully installed WinSCP on your system

3)Now please open WinSCP on your system

4)Once you open will see the following kind of UI on your desktop or screen which is shown below
Connect WinSCP to AWS EC2

5)Now please follow the following steps

  1. Enter host name as the IP address of Your EC2 instance public IP address
  2. Enter User name as the User name of EC2 instance. the default user name is ubuntu
  3. Now please click on Advanced to select your EC2 instance ppk file path

Connect WinSCP to AWS EC2 instance




6)Now please follow the following steps

  1. Please click on Authentication
  2. Choose your EC2 instance ppk file path which is shown below
If you do not know how to create a ppk file from ppm file of EC2 instance then please visit the following link

How to access EC2 instance using puTTY
AWS EC2 WinSCP

7)Now please follow the following steps

  1. If you want to Save the session please click on Save and enter the name for session
  2. Click on Login

AWS EC2 instance access WinSCP

8)While Login if it is asking for any permission please click on Yes



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