The following command line examples illustrate how to use Secure File Copy (SCP) to copy file(s) between a FreeBSD server and a Windows workstation.
The commands are run on the Windows system using PuTTY's secure file copy program:
pscp.exe and a PuTTY compatible key for client authentication.
The PuTTY compatible private key was created by following instructions in the following article: SSH Secure Shell Key Authentication with PuTTY
Copy the file /root/freebsd-snapshot.tar to F:\FreeBSD\
Copy the file F:\FreeBSD\freebsd-snapshot.tar to /root/
PSCP will display status of the copy in progress
freebsd-snapshot.tar | 5905732 kB | 36231.5 kB/s | ETA: 00:00:00 | 100%