WinSCP offers a choice of GUI interfaces for managing files. It is easy to download and install from

Starting the application will bring you to a login screen like the one shown here. (Highlights added.)

WinSCP interface

To start a session, input the host name and your username for that system.

Leave the password field blank, and click Login.

The first time you log in to a system, you may get a dialog box like this:

WinSCP interface

Click Yes to continue.

Next, you will be asked for your Token_Response.

Enter your PIN and one-time password, following your YubiKey token or CRYPTOCard keypad procedures, to finish logging in to the remote system.

WinSCP token response

If you’re using the “Commander” interface (shown below), WinSCP will display the contents of your local system on the left side of your screen and the contents of your remote system home directory on the right. You can manage files using typical Windows commands and tools.

WinSCP interface

If you choose the alternative “Explorer” interface*, only the remote folder is displayed, and you can transfer files by dragging and dropping from Windows Explorer.

* On the WinSCP menu, go to Options/Preferences/Environment/Interface

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