install ssh windows

How can you install ssh on windows?

Follow this step-by-step how to:

How to install a ssh client (called ssh, from OpenSSH)

(1) Create a folder c:\cygwin

(2) cygwin install ssh windows Download cygwin’s setup.exe from http://www.cygwin.com/ and save setup.exe in c:\cygwin

Click Start…Run…and type c:\cygwin\setup.exe

When it asks for “Local Package Directory”, type c:\cygwin
When a selection screen comes up, you can resize the windows to see better,
click the little View button for “Full” view  view button install ssh windows,
find the package “openssh”, click on the word “skip” so that an x box install ssh windows appears in Column B,
see this illustration.

Click next button install ssh windows to start installing cygwin and ssh.
Size of the basic cygwin system is about 40 Meg, this may take a while if you have a slow connection.

Take a coffee break. java install ssh windows

(3) Right click My Computer, Properties, Advanced, Environment Variables
See this illustration (red dots)
Click the “New” new button install ssh windows button to add a new entry to system variables:
variable name is CYGWIN 
variable value is ntsec      or     tty ntsec

(4) Right click My Computer, Properties, Advanced, Environment Variables
See this illustration (green dots)
Select the Path variable and click the “Edit” edit button install ssh windows button:
append  ;c:\cygwin\bin   to the end of the existing variable string.

(5) Double click the cygwin install ssh windows icon, a black screen will pop up.
Optional:  type
ssh-user-config this will create private and public key for the user.


You can also use putty (an excellent freeware windows install ssh windows ssh client).

Just download and run putty.exe from http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/

 

 

Source: http://pigtail.net/LRP/printsrv/cygwin-ssh.html

 

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