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Using File Transfer from within pcAnywhere, Part 4 of Using pcAnywhere

Created: 30 Apr 2009 • Updated: 22 Jun 2009 | 1 comment
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File Transfer:

Remote Machine

File transfer can be gotten to in one of three ways. You can select File Transfer from the Session Manager while in a remote control session, by right clicking on a remote connection and selecting Start File Transfer or a Remote can be configured to start in File Transfer mode.

  1. To change to File Transfer while in a remote session select File Transfer from the Session Manager.

  2. To start a Remote once in File Transfer mode right click on the remote and select Start File Transfer
  3. To change a remote to always start in File Transfer Mode right clicking on an existing remote and select Properties for the Remote.

  4. Attached below is a PDF version of this article

  5. On the Connection Info tab change the Start Mode to File Transfer.

  6. Click OK.
  7. Note that the Icon has changed for the Remote. This is the File Transfer Icon.

  8. Start the File Transfer Remote by double clicking on the remote in the list of remotes available in pcAnywhere.

  9. Note the File Transfer looks very similar to 2 windows explorer windows listed side by side.

    1. There are a few options available depending on what will be transferred.

      i. For example if a file or older is selected in the left window you can then use the button to send the file or folder to the right window.

      ii. A transfer from right to left can be made

      iii. A synchronize of the two folders can be made

      iv. A clone from left to right can be made

      v. A Clone from right to left can be made

      vi. To mark files that are different between two folders a Compare Folders can be made.

      vii. Files can be deleted or renamed

      viii. And the properties can be seen of a file or folder.

  10. Once a file has been selected you will get a prompt to confirm the action.

  11. The file will be added to the Command Queue click OK

  12. The status of the files transferred can be seen at the bottom of the screen.

  13. Once the files are transferred the status will say Command complete.

  14. Change to Remote Control in the Session Manager to confirm that the files are now indeed in the location that you transferred them to if you were transferring files to the host.

  15. From the Session Manager select End Session.

  16. Click Yes and make sure that the check box is selected for the Host accepts another call If this box is checked then the host will re launch after the disconnection and will be available for connection later.

A PDF version of the article is attached below

Review Part 3 here: Using Remote Managment from with in pcAnywhere, Part 3 of Using pcAnywhere

See Part 5 here: Using Command Queue from within pcAnywhere, Part 5 of Using pcAnywhere

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nice info
i was really looking for solutions like this i am tested yet sutrely i will test & comment U onthis whether it is succesful or not

thanx For thiz amazing Post

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