PuTTY is an SSH and telnet client, developed originally by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform. PuTTY is open source software that is available with source code and is developed and supported by a group of volunteers.

Downloading and Installing PuTTy

You can download PuTTY by clicking this site http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html

There is no installation required of these two files. Save them somewhere on your computer (For example; save to your Desktop) and then execute them.

Connecting to the SSH Server

1. Open the PuTTY client. If Security Warning box appear, just click Run button.

2. Key in the following information; Host Name and Port. Then click Open button to start remote.

* You may retain your settings by entering a session name and clicking Save button.

3. Once the SSH Connection is open, you should see a terminal prompt asking for your Login id and Password.

4. You are now logged into your server with SSH. You should see output like this: