Access RCS Using a GUI Client

Free graphical tools implementing SSH protocol for data transfer can be downloaded from:

Client Supported OS Link
  Mac Windows Linux  
FileZilla Yes Yes Yes https://filezilla-project.org/
WinSCP   Yes   https://winscp.net
CyberDuck Yes Yes   https://cyberduck.io/?l=en

Example Usage

In this example we will be using FileZilla.

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Start FileZilla, and use the quick connect bar at the top to connect to the RCS service. You’ll need to fill in the following information to proceed:

  • Host: rcs.uis.cam.ac.uk
  • Username: Your CRSid
  • Password: Your Raven Password
  • Port: 22
Using FileZilla with RCS

Using FileZilla on MacOS to connect. In this example we’ve specified the protocol in the hostname and don’t need to fill in the port.

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If this is the first time you have accessed RCS from this computer you will be asked to trust the host. Optionally tick always trust this host and then click Yes

FileZilla trust this host

Trusting the remote host.