Use WinSCP or Filezilla for SFTP the files up.
For filezilla, use:
Username: root (if allowed) or your SSH user
Password: (duh? )
Then upload to
If you get a permissions issue, upload to
/home/yourUsername/ then copy it from there to the user-data folder above using sudo.
Also if it helps I connect to the server with a key file when I connect ssh.
If using a key file, you need to configure Filezilla to use it (Quickbar in FZ does not support keys!) Also it must be in Putty format!
Notice my image, it;s in site manager, select SFTP, then select Key File for logon type.