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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Why do left + right double quote characters change PuTTY's title bar?

I ran across this accidentally when selecting a text row from a mySql database that contained several of the left double quote ( “ ) and right double quote ( ” ) characters. Probably ...
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PuTTY only executing the first command in a script specified by -m

I try to do a automatic backup of our Avocent Console server. Content of backup.cmd: putty.exe -ssh root@acs01.NULL.local -pw secretpw -m acs01.txt Content of acs01.txt: cli cd system_tools/ ...
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Is it possible to load PuTTY connection information (session) from file?

Is it possible to load PuTTY connection information (session) from file? Not from registry, not from command line, but from file? I would like to have a file per each remote computer and open it ...
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Concurrent plink (putty) instances / sessions limit?

I'm controlling a lot of devices on which i need to batch run commands, it's working just fine sequentially but if i try to run all of them in parallel i'm getting plink network errors. I'm pretty ...
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Windows 10: PuTTY does not work correctly with the taskbar context menu?

When right clicking on the PuTTY icon in the Windows 10 taskbar, I get recent connections. Clicking on one of those just opens the PuTTY main page. Instead of connecting to that connection. Is it me? ...
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CentOS 7 will not allow SSH local tunneling for port 80

I am trying to tunnel the remote port 80 of my CentOS 7 Server to my local PC through putty. Nevertheless, I seem to be unable due to security restrictions. Is there a way to loosen them and to allow ...
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ksh Auto-Completion PuTTY Configuration

I'm having a bit of a problem configuring my PuTTY client to work with the auto-completion feature in the ksh shell. I do a listing on the root with the directories /home and /homeroot and it returns ...
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How to auto execute my script

I want to auto execute my script when I login to putty session on my system. My script is residing in my /home/alih directory. Script change the current directory to my working directory.
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Putty + line drawing = weirdness [duplicate]

Connecting to any debian installation via PuTTY results in a very strange situation: I can have correct display of line drawing, but not for all programs. In particular Midnight Commander and ...
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Commands lines for using “Remote Controlled Printing” from PuTTy

Well I'm trying to execute command line to open an application in order to previsualize before printing. So, if someone can help me that would be terrific!
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How do you get a program to show up in the Windows 10 search field?

I like to start my programs by hitting the Windows Start key and just typing in the first couple letters of the program and then hitting enter. However, when I type in the letters for putty.exe it ...
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Putty: limit to where you send your keys

with putty agent on windows, how can i limit to which hosts i even send my keys auth tries? mostly concerned with applications that uses plink connecting to hosts i don't know about. does pagent ...
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[Putty]Enabling keep alives through the target line

Because I am a (really) lazy person and got bored of entering my login credentials everytime I started Putty, I made a shortcut (I use Windows 8.1 on my laptop) to Putty and appended the target line ...
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Connecting to an SSH server from Client behind an NTLM Proxy

I'm trying to get to my SSH server on the internet from a corporate network. All connections to the outside internet have to be proxied through a server that check's for the NTLM hash of each client ...
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Does anyone know if PuTTy accept a Visual Basic program for previsualization for printing?

I'm many days with this problem on windows... And I don't know what to do. Can anyone help me please? This is the situation: Various clients conect to a server with PuTTy, obviously with their login ...
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Storing my password in PuTTY--security threat?

A security question. I use PuTTy to send text files to a remote server. The connection is SSH. Nothing of mine on the remote server has any value or needs to be private. Is it a risk to have PuTTy ...
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Print Preview with PuTTY

PuTTY is a very good application, but it doesn't have printing options, or maybe I don't know them. Can anyone help me? It's really necessary to preview what we are going to print. Another option is ...
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How do I slave print to a text file instead of a printer in PuTTY?

I have a large report that can only be extracted form a legacy system as a print job. Printing to screen is impractical as it is 590 pages of text, and printing to screen requests the user to press ...
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Enable passwordless root login via ssh

As a new task, I need to enable passwordless root login to a server (running Debian 8). As attachment to the assignment I have two files: id_dsa and id_dsa.pub ... Sorry for the beginner ...
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how to determine the size of a putty window

I would like to open three putty session and align them horizontally. By default the columns is 80 but I can't fit 3 putty side by side. So I maximized one of them and type tput cols the result is ...
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No notifications in irssi for new private messages

My problem is that I get no notifications in irssi when receiving a new message: whether that be a private message, or just a message from a chan which isn't my current window. I use two different ...
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PuTTY 0.64 to OpenSSH 6.2 Connection Failure

I am having a problem connecting a PuTTY 0.64 client to an OpenSSH 6.2 server. The only two clues I have are the following, from the session log: We believe remote version has SSH-2 channel request ...
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Change to Virtual Console 2-4 on target system via PuTTY and screen

I am trying to figure out how to change to Virtual Consoles 2-4 on a target system using PuTTY and screen. I have read the screen man pages and the replies here, but I still can't figure it out. ...
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numlock not behaving as expected with vim

I'm trying to use the numeric keypad with vim and am having difficulty doing so. I hit numlock in the terminal and punch numbers in on it and it works as expected. I then go into vim and punch ...
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how to open the options window for extraPutty session manager

I'm using ExtraPutty and have also installed 'Putty session manager' the session manager's options window: It appeared once when I first installed the session manager but I only get access to the ...
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How to auto attach any putty or kitty console to ConEmu

Is it possible to auto attach any putty.exe or kitty.exe console windows to ConEmu? If yes, then how can it be done?
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Can I tell PuTTY to connect to one SSH server, then automatically to another?

At work we have several servers, but only one is SSH accessible outside of our local network. If I am working from home, I use PuTTY to connect to the one that is accessible, then SSH in to whatever ...
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ssh: connect to host port 22: Connection refused

I am trying to ssh into my new Raspberry Pi using MobaXterm but I keep getting the following error: ssh: connect to host ... port 22: Connection refused. Both the PC and Raspberry Pi have wired ...
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Putty error “Network error:Software caused connection abort”

I am trying to connect to host server using putty (for SSH). In putty I enter my server's IP and port as 22 and when click 'open' get this error of connection abort and putty becomes inactive. I tried ...
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Need to copy a file from unix box to windows folder using pscp command

I have a unix svr A: username: uname password: pwd then there are some files under /usr/local/jboss/configuration which are accessible only when a 'sudo su' command is performed. (and the username ...
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Can I output results of a MySQL query to a Excel file via Putty?

I'm on a local windows machine. The MySQL DB is on a CentOS machine elsewhere on the same local network. I want to output the results of the query that I'm typing directly into Putty into an Excel (or ...
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Linux CLI colors wrong output

I have a few different linux systems and some of them the color looks ok and right. Other ones the colors are darker and bold. I have checked my putty settings and output from dircolors and they ...
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Accidentally deleted all kernel files from /boot

I have a virtual machine (VM) running Ubuntu Server 14.04. I access the VM remotely using putty. Recently I came into a problem when /boot was 100% full. I came across numerous articles which ...
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How can I keep a process alive after closing the putty session?

I am using putty to interact with Linux server. I have started a process using putty. The process is running and will take 5-6 hours. I want that process to keep running after I close the putty ...
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Serial connection over PuTTY and -m?

I am using a com port to connect to a device. I would like to run a script that does 3 commands for me. Currently I'm trying to do "start putty.exe -load temp1 -m script.txt" All of that is in the ...
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Cursor text doesn't change in PuTTY

I click on Colours, select Cursor Text and click modify, change it to the color I want and then launch the session. Cursor color is the same as the foreground color. Anyone else having this problem? ...
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How do I configure Putty to show non-printing Ascii Characters when using a Serial Connection

I am trying to debug communication with a hardware device via serial port. The hardware device will occasionally send out information that is not a alphanumeric or whitespace character. While my ...
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Putty CTRL + a doesnt work on minecraft screen

I have a minecraft server on an other computer and after couple of hours my Putty started acting wierdly when i try to push the server's screen to the background. I tried ctrl + a d and it was writing ...
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How to SCP from linux server to Windows client

I'm SSHing into a Linux machine using PuTTY and trying to copy a file down somewhere (anywhere) to my local machine. I figure SCP is the best candidate for the job but don't really care, so long as ...
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How to change user in WinSCP?

I'm using WinSCP to access Unix computers. How can I change user after I have logged into a Unix server using WinSCP? E.g. I have personal account in Unix computer A. I can log into this computer ...
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Strange “Last Login” ip SSH

I was told to post this here instaed of StackOverflow so here it goes: 2 weeks ago I accessed my server via SSH and noticed that PuTTY displayed an "Last Login" IP from India. Today I accessed the ...
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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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Is it possible to use Fiddler as a proxy for PuTTy

I've been using Fiddler as a proxy to download packages with npm and bower through our NTLM proxy and it works fine. however I'm having issues setting PuTTy up to do the same thing. How would I go ...
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When/why does SSH close a connection?

I have a CentOS server which I access via SSH from my Windows laptop, either manually with Putty or programmatically using the Python Fabric module. Sometimes after a period of inactivity the ...
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Git commit over SSH not recognizing remote repository

I have 2 machines, client and server. I want to send git repositories from client to server, using remote push. I've run these commands in this order on the server: mkdir /mnt && cd /mnt ...
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Can't connect through ssh from remote computer but can locally

I have an archlinux computer running openssh that I can connect to locally with no issues. However when I try and connect from another network I get errors. SSH is listening to port 22 but I set up my ...
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Can't execute remote command using PuTTY/ Plink over SSH

Currently I am trying to run bat files call_putty.bat and call_plink.bat, but it isn't excuting the input commands in -m E:\CREATE_ONT.txt When I remove -m E:\CREATE_ONT.txt, the SSH session is ...
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How to execute remote command using PuTTY over Telnet

I was created a .bat file to run PuTTY and it successfully runs. The problem now is, the command line I was key in were not executed, any solution for this? My .bat command is: putty -telnet -P ...
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Keep PuTTY inside command line

Is it possible to run a PuTTY session within cmd.exe, without using the PuTTY console? Kind of the opposite of this question: Is it possible to use putty as the UI for the Windows shell?
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How can I use UTF-8 on Linux from Windows 7 via PuTTY?

I use PuTTY on Windows 7 to access a Linux machine with Ubuntu 10.10. I think that Windows 7 is using Latin-1. But I need to use UTF-8 on the Linux machine and in a PostgreSQL database. How can I do ...