Connecting to vCenter appliance with WinSCP
When uploading or downloading files to/from vCenter server appliance we need make some additional settings through connecting if the setting from VMware KB 2107727 have not been made. This is the normal case 😊. If you miss the advanced setting, you will get the following error:
When connecting with WinSCP you need to choose “Advanced”
Under Environment -> SFTP -> SFTP server set the following
After setting those advanced site settings you can hit ok and login and you should get connected successfully.