PuTTY Utility

February 21, 2012 / General Discussion

PuTTY is a terminal emulator. The client part supports the protocols:

  • SSH
  • Telnet
  • rlogin
  • TCP crude

This is Free Software released under the MIT license. Its main features are:

  • Retains the settings of the hosts and their preferences for future use.
  • Control the encryption key and the version of the SSH protocol.
  • It includes an SFTP client command line called psftp.
  • It includes an SCP client command line called pscp.
  • Allows control of the port translation (port forwarding) on ​​SSH dynamic local and remote.
  • Supports IPv6.
  • Supports encryption 3DES, AES, Arcfour, Blowfish, DES.
  • Supports public key authentication.
  • Supports Telnet, SSH, and rlogin, and RS-232.
  • There is a command line version called Plink.
  • No installation is necessary; simply run the downloaded executable to use.

PuTTY does not generate a backup file for the parameters. These are stored in the register at the hive:

“HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ SimonTatham \ PuTTY \ Sessions”

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