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Uploading Files from Windows to a Windows CVM via MSTSC

Last updated: 2022-03-30 15:29:25

    Overview

    Microsoft Terminal Services Client (MSTSC) is commonly used for file upload to a Windows CVM. This document describes how to upload files from a Windows computer to a Windows CVM using MSTSC.

    Prerequisites

    Make sure the Windows CVM can access the public network.

    Directions

    Note

    This document uses a Windows 7 computer as an example. The procedure may vary slightly according to the operating system version.

    Obtaining a public IP

    Log in to the CVM console, navigate to the Instances page, and record the public IP of the CVM to which you want to upload files, as shown below:

    Uploading files

    1. On your local computer, use the Windows+R shortcut to open the Run window.
    2. In the Run window, enter mstsc and click OK to open the Remote Desktop Connection window.
    3. In the pop-up dialog box, enter the public IP address of the CVM and click Show Options.
    4. On the General tab, enter the CVM public IP address and username "Administrator".
    5. Select the Local Resources tab and click More.
    6. In the Local devices and resources pop-up window, select the Drives module, select the local disk where the file to be uploaded to the Windows CVM instance is located, and click OK as shown below:
    7. After completing the local configuration, click Connect and enter the Windows CVM instance's login password in the Windows Security pop-up window to log in to the instance remotely.
    8. Select and click Computer on the Windows CVM, and you can see the local disk attached.
    9. Double click to open the attached local disk. Copy desired local files to another drive of the Windows CVM.
      For example, copy the file A from local disk (E) to the C drive of Windows CVM.

    Downloading files

    To download files from Windows CVM to your computer, you only need to copy desired files from the CVM to the attached local disk.

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