WinSCP is a GUI-based file manager for Windows that allows you to upload and transfer files to a remote computer using the SFTP, SCP, FTP, and FTPS protocols. WinSCP allows you to drag and drop files from your Windows machine to your Linux instance or synchronize entire directory structures between the two systems.
When choosing your server, be sure that it has (at a minimum) 1GB of RAM, preferably at least 2GB. The first thing you need to do is to connect to your server through SSH.
For Windows users, a piece of software called PuTTY is typically used to create SSH sessions which allow you to connect to your server. In this guide, we will show you how to connect to your servers without a password using your private key.