There are no built-in FTP commands in PowerShell, but you can easily download and install a free extension that provides the missing commands. Just run this line:

 
PS> Install-Module -Name Posh-SSH -Scope CurrentUser
 

If PowerShell cannot find the Install-Module command, then you are most likely not using the latest version of PowerShell (5.1). Please update your PowerShell installation, or add the Microsoft’s “PowerShellGet” module which provides the Install-Module command.

The command downloads the Posh-SSH module from the public PowerShell Gallery. Once you approve the download, here are your new commands:

 
PS> Get-Command -Module Posh-SSH 
 
CommandType Name                               Version Source  
----------- ----                               ------- ------  
Function    Get-PoshSSHModVersion              2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Get-SFTPChildItem                  2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Get-SFTPContent                    2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Get-SFTPLocation                   2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Get-SFTPPathAttribute              2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Get-SFTPSession                    2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Get-SSHPortForward                 2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Get-SSHSession                     2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Get-SSHTrustedHost                 2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Invoke-SSHCommand                  2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Invoke-SSHCommandStream            2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Invoke-SSHStreamExpectAction       2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Invoke-SSHStreamExpectSecureAction 2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    New-SFTPFileStream                 2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    New-SFTPItem                       2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    New-SFTPSymlink                    2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    New-SSHDynamicPortForward          2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    New-SSHLocalPortForward            2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    New-SSHRemotePortForward           2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    New-SSHShellStream                 2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    New-SSHTrustedHost                 2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Remove-SFTPItem                    2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Remove-SFTPSession                 2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Remove-SSHSession                  2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Remove-SSHTrustedHost              2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Rename-SFTPFile                    2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Set-SFTPContent                    2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Set-SFTPLocation                   2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Set-SFTPPathAttribute              2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Start-SSHPortForward               2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Stop-SSHPortForward                2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Function    Test-SFTPPath                      2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Cmdlet      Get-SCPFile                        2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Cmdlet      Get-SCPFolder                      2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Cmdlet      Get-SFTPFile                       2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Cmdlet      New-SFTPSession                    2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Cmdlet      New-SSHSession                     2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Cmdlet      Set-SCPFile                        2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Cmdlet      Set-SCPFolder                      2.0.2   Posh-SSH
Cmdlet      Set-SFTPFile                       2.0.2   Posh-SSH 
 

There is an extensive article on how to use these commands at powershellmagazine.com:http://www.powershellmagazine.com/2014/07/03/posh-ssh-open-source-ssh-powershell-module/

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