in reply to Editing remote *nix files from Windows?
A better option is Net::SSH2. Its SFTP capabilities are rather limited, but SCP will probably be enough for the OP needs.
Alternatively, the development version of Net::SFTP::Foreign, a rich SFTP client, can run on top of Net::SSH2 with the help of Net::SFTP::Foreign::Backend::Net_SSH2.
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