PuTTY is a free and open source terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw TCP computing protocols and as a serial console client. The name "PuTTY" has no definitive meaning, though 'tty' is the name for a terminal in the Unix tradition, usually held ...

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how to save changes to config directory

I'm trying to save changes to a /var/www/ config directory for my virtual server. I hit Ctrl X and am now in "X mode" but my Putty is unresponsive. What can I do to save these changes and exit?
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how to automate the putty to do health checks on switches

As a daily task i have to do health check on switches for nearly 100 switches using putty. am using only two commands for all these switches. And i have to save the output of each switches in excel ...
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Timeout with VNC connection from windows 7 to SLES10SP4

I'm having an issue establishing a VNC connecting to a SLES10SP 4 server using PuTTY on a Windows 7 workstation. Remote Administration is enabled in YaST, as are all the other appropriate settings. ...
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PuTTY remote command containing while loop

I am attempting to automate several common tasks that I SSH into a remote server to do. For this, I am using PuTTY and its "remote command" option (Connection > SSH) in several saved sessions. My ...
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Reattach to a process after ssh disconnect

I logged into the server using Putty/ssh started a process and walked away. Came back to find the putty session had timedout/terminated/become inactive. When I log back in the process is still there ...
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How to convert Putty registry entry to known_hosts format?

Using Putty, I connected to a remote host. As this was a first time me doing so, as expected, ssh key was added. Google helped me find registry entry, but it is not in a known_hosts format. How can ...
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Command to Navigate to a batch directory in putty

I have a batch directory path as "/home/rpmbatch/rpmFeit1/rpm-batch" and I am asked to navigate to rpm-batch directory using Putty. i tried using cd but it doesn't work. Please suggest solution
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PLINK.EXE: use blowfish as the cipher

Is it possible to use blowfish as the cipher of PLINK.EXE? For OpenSSH, the -c option can be used to specify the cipher, but how to do it with PLINK.EXE?
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Putty, some bolded/color looks fuzzy/blurry

I'm not sure if this is supposed to be normal or what because I haven't used Putty in a while because I recently built a new development box. Of interest the graphics card is a R9 270X. Notice how ...
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WinSCP keeps giving “Host is not communicating” errors while PuTTY is all right?

It had been all right all day until a few hours ago when WinSCP suddenly started keeping giving out the hideous "Host is not communicating for more than 15 seconds. Still waiting..." error. I tried to ...
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How to store password for switch user in my .profile

I usually connect to my AIX server using putty via my regular account and then do "su - otherAccount". This way I've to enter password twice, one for my account and one for the otherAccount. I've ...
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Excessive PLINK processes using Putty/Proxy

So I'm trying to get putty to work to allow me to connect through a bastion host. I have everything setup correctly because it successfully connected to my server through the bastion. All of the ...
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SSH Tunneling into a remote server

Reddit is blocked by my ISP. :( I want to bypass it using SSH Tunneling. I have an (trusted) remote web server I can use (have the username and password). I have downloaded PuTTY and can ...
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Include domain along with username in PuTTY

I want to save a profile in PuTTY and include my username. Usually I would enter host name as user@host. But in this case I have to also include a domain with my username, user@domain.local for ...
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log on ubuntu server by putty, access denied

I failed to log on my server via putty today (access denied error) but it work fine yesterday. I checked the passwd of my account and both the accout name and passwd work fine on the server but cannot ...
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How to configure PuTTY/terminal/other to display tabs as 4 spaces instead of 8?

When i echo some file to terminal and try to select it with my mouse cursor TAB character replaces with 8 spaces. How to configure putty to show 4 spaces instead of 8?
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How do i control a epson projector using putty

Currently i have been messing with a Epson emp 7900, trying to get it to be controlled by a python script. I have currently got a problem where if i send "PWR OFF" it will return "ESC/VP.net@" ...
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login process very slow over ssh to vagrant guest

Here's my problem, I have a 30-40 second delay after entering a username before I am prompted to enter a password, when I ssh into a vagrant guest VM. Setup is as follows: Windows 7 host, CentOS 6.5 ...
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Putty connection manager - tab switching with keyword shortcuts stops in between

I use putty connection manager and open several unix sessions in different tabs. I use Ctrl + Tab and Ctrl + Shift + Tab to cycle through the tabs. But not sure why, the behaviours stops all of a ...
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How to Execute a command in target line of your Putty shortcut?

For example, this is the target line: C:\Putty_IPmsg\putty.exe -ssh -pw "cmdctr123$$" cmdctr@10.226.151.84:22 It opens up a putty and auto logs in, with the username and password and IP address, ...
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Map network drive to VM Virtualbox with CentOS

I can connect with Putty to my CentOS using the virtual machine's IP address, but I can not map a network drive to the virtual machine from Windows 7 using \\IP\shared_file. I use the VM's IP address, ...
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transferring files with spaces in them with putty's pscp

I tried the following to no avail: pscp -load test username username@domain.tld:"file name.ext" "file name.ext" pscp -load test username "username@domain.tld:file name.ext" "file name.ext" pscp ...
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PuTTY - No valid incoming packet found

I was getting a "Incoming packet was garbled on decryption" error while trying to save a remote file through emacs (tramp) + pageant + putty I followed advice to 'Share SSH Connections if Possible', ...
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How to get the last file created on Linux using pscp PuTTY?

I'm accesing an Ubuntu system using pcsp from PuTTY on a Windows PC. I need to retrive the last file created on a folder. For now i only have a script that retrieves all the files on a folder: set ...
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Cant access into ubuntu server using putty in virtualbox

I have ubuntu server installed in virtualbox and the host os is windows 7.I need to access into that ubuntu server using putty.Now the way to access via putty is to, have two adapter in virtual box ...
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How to change these Putty commands into Centos ones?

wget http://security.debian.org/debian-security/pool/updates/main/m/mysql-5.1/libmysqlclient16_5.1.73-1_i386.deb mkdir mysql32 dpkg --extract libmysqlclient*deb mysql32 mv mysql32/usr/lib/* ...
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With Putty how do you make it act like windows cmd prompt with up arrow presses?

With Putty I would like to be able to press the up key to cycle through previous commands like Windows cmd prompt. Is there a way to accomplish this with Putty windows on a serial connection? If not, ...
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How to detect the OS type of a SSH client from the remote OS

If I am using PuTTY from Windows to SSH to a remote OS, how do I detect what OS the SSH client is running on, from within the remote OS? I think this is probably impossible. Merely the terminal type ...
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SSH from Windows to Linux VM. Cannot invoke firefox: no display specified

I have been at this for the past two days and still no luck. $ firefox Error: no display specified $ firefox & [1] 25977 Error:no display specified ^C ^C [1]+ Exit 1 I am on a Windows7 ...
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using url with Putty to access Unix server

I need to access UNIX server from my windows machine and will be using PUTTY. Can I access the UNIX server with the url rather than direct IP address? I am getting error that host cannot be found ...
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pscp and UTF-8 characters

I'm having trouble copying files with UTF-8 characters using pscp on Windows. I'm using command line for that and following command: chcp 65001 pscp -scp -p -pw {pass} -batch ...
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How to manage SSH keys securely in Windows?

I currently have an SSH key I use to access both Bitbucket and my home server from my Windows laptop. The most convenient way I found to deal with the use of the private key was to just have pageant ...
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Login to linux box with putty using public ssh key

A hosting provider sent me a public key and the hostname of a linux box which I want to ssh into. Now usually, I simply input the hostname in putty and then type username and password, but now I just ...
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send [esc] or [del] keys with MTPuTTY to multiple hosts

I use MTPuTTY execute several commands at a number of ssh-hosts at the same time. In some cases I need to send a [esc] or [del] key to navigate in some menu. Is it possible to [esc] or [del] keys or ...
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Putty: highlighting copying

I currently use Putty at my work, and I am always fascinated by how useful the highlight copying tool is. Is there some way I can get this same feature on my System 76 laptop when I am in the ...
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Send command through PuTTY automatic login

I am using the following to login automatically to a remote server and then run commands listed in a commands.txt, like this: C:\path to\putty.exe -ssh adreese.ip -l user -pw Password -m C:\Path ...
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What is the public key file that is generated by PuTTY?

If I'm using the PuTTY key generator to create a public/private key pair, there is a button to "Save public key" like so: However OpenSSH doesn't accept the format of this public key file, at least ...
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How do I configure PuTTy so the tilde (~) is selected with the rest of the filepath?

When I double-click a filepath in my PuTTy console the entire path is selected, provided the path contains no spaces or certain characters like "%" or ";". Unfortunately, PuTTy also considers "~" to ...
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Issues connection to Ubuntu via PuTTy

I'm not sure this is the appropriate stack exchange site to post this question on. If not, please flag this for migration. I am trying to use PuTTy ssh into my ubuntu machine which is wirelessly ...
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vi copy entire line in PuTTY

I have a very long XML string in a line of a log in vi/PuTTY. It is too long to drag the mouse over to copy to clipboard. Is there a shortcut to select/copy to clipboard the entire line? I do not want ...
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Can I store multiple private keys in one Putty PPK file?

I have multiple accounts on a server, say for example red webadmin testuser At the moment I have private keys for these in separate PPK files. I have shortcuts to these on the desktop - so ...
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How to transmit single Hex value serial data in Putty using alt code?

I am trying to sent a specific hex value across a serial COM port using Putty. Specifically, I want to send the hex codes 9C, B6, FC, and 8B. I have looked up the alt codes for these and they are ...
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Pass-through account login through WinSCP [duplicate]

I have a Linux server, where when I connect by PuTTY, I first need to log in using a non-root account (let's say user1), and then issue the command su root or su - root to log in to the root account. ...
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how to copy text from linux to windows when using putty ssh to linux?

when I select a text and right click in an putty session to linux terminal, it echos back the selected test to terminal and then copies to clipboard, how can I prevent the copied to clipboard test to ...
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Virt-manager on Windows Desktop

I have a KVM host and would like to manage guest via the virtual machine manager on a Windows machine. I have been looking around on the Internet and some suggestions include using Xming and Putty ...
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Cannot convert ssh.com key to ppk format using Puttygen

I am having issues converting a private key from ssh.com format to putty format. Upon importing of the private key, I am met with the following error. Couldn't load private key (key does not begin ...
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How to PuTTY into a VirtualBox VM with a NAT network adapter?

So, I am not sure what IP address to put in PuTTY so that I can SSH to the guest vm from the host; the VM is configured with the connection type NAT.
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Slow screen redrawing in terminal emulator

I use a modified PuTTY (PuTTY Tray, derived from PuTTYcyg) to connect to my Cygwin's login shell (zsh), on Windows 7 (64-bit). This works, but the screen refreshing is very slow. For example, when I ...
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vim editor full screen in putty

I am using putty to connect to my linux server and if I open any files with vim or vi editor the editor margins are getting limited, whereas the same full screen is coming if I open in XTERM. My ...
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Problems sending data over serial port with PuTTY

I am using version 0.63 on Windows 7 x64 in a corporate domain environment. I have an enduser that is programming a bluetooth module over a serial connection. He is using a USB to Serial and we had ...