How to Transfer Files to Windows VPS Using Remote Desktop Connection?

You can map your local drives on your Windows VPS and easily transfer the web contents from your local computer to your Windows VPS via Remote Desktop. You can explore mapped drives through Microsoft Windows Explorer and transfer the files by just copying from local computer drive and pasting them in VPS drives. This method of transferring files is far easy compared to FTP and saves lots of time.

 

  1. Start Remote Desktop Connection (Start >> Programs >> Accessories >> Remote Desktop Connection). In the Computer box, enter your server IP address along with port.

    Remote Desktop Connection

  2. Click on the Options drop down and then select the Local Resource tab. At Local Resources tab, click on More button.

    Expand More Settings of Remote Desktop Connection

  3. Select the local drives you would like to share with your Remote Desktop Connection and click OK. After selecting the drives click on Connect button. Once you are connected to your VPS, explore My Computer and you would see that selected local drives are available to access directly from your VPS. You can drag-and-drop files from your local computer to your VPS drives.

    Select C: Drive of your Local System while Connecting to a VPS/Server

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