Putty SCP or PSCP
PSCP is PuTTY SCP or PuTTY Secure Copy of files to/from a local computer to a remote server or server node, or secure copy of files between servers or server nodes.
Generally, we recommend the following over PSCP:
If your instructor really wants someone to use PSCP to copy files, or you simply are curious or have a different need that PSCP could assist with, feel free to proceed, but the above options are usually easier.
PSCP PuTTY - set env variables
- Search "Control Panel" from the Search bar.
- Clicked "Edit the system environment variables" from the “System” session.
- Choose "Advanced" from the top menu bar.
Then choose "Environment Variables" at the bottom right.
- Check the path address of user variables.
Clicked the "Edit" button under the "System variables" session.
- Choose the path of PuTTY then clicked "Edit".
The following Cornell University website has excellent written instructions for using PSCP.