Remote Access

Puttycm Windows 8

by admin on September 8, 2013

PuttyCM is a multi tabbed ssh/telnet client for Windows OS. Download Putty connection manager Install the above and Windows 8 setup will automatically download the required versions of .Net Framework. When I installed it on my system, it downloaded 2.o initially and then later downloaded version 3.5 also. It requires these versions even though the […]


Putty settings

by admin on May 26, 2012

Putty is a popular ssh client for Windows OS. It also supports telnet and rlogin connections. It has many configurable options which are described below. Putty color settings: The default background color is black. If you want to set white background, Go to Window -> colours. Enable ‘Use System colors’. You can also modify the […]


In Windows 7, we can enable remote desktop as follows.  Open computer properties and click Remote settings. (Or you can execute sysdm.cpl from Run which opens up system properties window. click on Remote tab) select the second check button ‘Allow connections from computer running any version of remote desktop‘ . If the other machine which […]


Enable Auto login in Putty using ssh keys

by admin on November 6, 2011

Putty is a tool for connecting to remote computers(Linux or Windows) through ssh or telnet protocols. When we open new connection to a remote computer using putty software, we need to provide username and password. This can be avoided by using ssh private and public keys. Below it’s explained how to generate these ssh keys […]


Putty Connection Manager in Windows 7

by admin on September 7, 2011

I have recently upgraded my Windows XP computer to Windows 7.  I use Putty connection manager to connect to Linux servers. It provides tabbed Putty sessions for connecting to Telnet/SSH servers.  This tool has some issues specific to Windows 7 OS. I   had saved the database file before upgrading to Win7 and imported the connections […]


Terminals : SSH/Telnet Client for windows

by admin on August 24, 2011

For developers and system administrators, it’s a necessity to frequently log on to Linux servers from a Windows computer. Unlike Linux OS, Windows does not have a native ssh client.  Putty is the most used freeware ssh client for Windows OS. It supports telnet and ssh protocols.  One constraint with Putty is that it does […]


Configuring Poderosa terminal emulator

by admin on February 10, 2011

Poderosa is a utility that provides tabbed command windows for ssh/telnet connections. This is similar to Gnome terminal in Linux. This post explains how to configure Poderosa. This application is an alternative for Putty connection manager. The latest version of Poderosa(4.1.0) can be downloaded from the link – Download the exe file and install […]


Download Putty Connection Manager

by admin on May 15, 2010

“Putty Connection Manager”  is a utility which works on top of the basic Putty utility and helps users to save connection parameters to different remote servers and provides Linux terminal kind of tabbing for different server connections. Update: The below link is currently down. From one of the user’s comments, Putty connection manager can be […]