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Automating SFTP Downloads using WinScp Free Tool

Today’s article is about how to Automating SFTP Downloads using WinScp Free Tool:

This will be helpfull in many situations of which one is if you have your database hosted in Cloud by Hosted Services then for running reports etc. linking this database to another which is hosted locally, would mean you will need to automate SFTP downloads for that database and run restore script to Restore Database Automatically.


1. Install the WinScp Free Tool.
2. Access your FTP Site using SFTP(I used implicit FTP). If you cant access this then check your Firewall and see if this is blocked. Add exceptions to Firewall as needed.
3. Store a Session inside WinScp with Login … Read the rest