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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Best approach for having an auto-restarting SSH tunnel service in Windows?

I use an SSH tunnel (with certain parameters, e.g. forwarding certain ports) to this server I work with. I run putty with the appropriate profile and everything works fine. But - I want this to happen ...
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RDP to Windows machine via SSH tunnels breaks the connection

I am having a weird problem that I cannot understand why it happens. Basically, it is the same symptoms described by this user: ...
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Transfer file from server to home computer

I have a text file on the server(Linux) at work and now I am at home. I am a putty user. To connect to the server from home I have to connect to another server and then by SSH to the main server ...
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How to get the AHK Visible Window Text from Putty?

Is there a way to retrieve the contents of the Putty buffer from an AutoHotKey script? For many applications, WinGetText works, but it doesn't seem to for Putty. Also, the AHK Windows Spy doesn't ...
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Stop/refuse SSH access to a EC2 server

I have converted my PEM file to a PPK file and I can successfully connect to the EC2 through Putty or Filezilla using the private key. Lets say we have a scenario: I request a new PEM and give the ...
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SSH via Tor with Putty

How does one set up Tor in PuTTY? I'm using the Tor Browser Bundle on Windows 8.1. I came across https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TorifyHOWTO/Putty but the screenshot containing the ...
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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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Extract logs from server using PuTTY

I have daily task to do in office. There are some log files which are created on web and app server using Java applications. I have to log in using PuTTY. Then I have to login to server (Web and App ...
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Why executing “cmd /k” after connecting in a ssh server using putty makes the keyboard stop working?

I am using FreeSSHd in a Windows Server 2003 x64 and putty to connect to that ssh server from a Windows 7 x64 machine. In the "Remote Command" of the putty interface I put cm /k "cd c:\". Everything ...
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Can't Connect To AWS EC2 Instance via Putty

I've got an EC2 instance running on AWS: It's an Ubuntu linux instance, and up until not long ago I used putty to access it on a regular basis - worked great. I'm using Pageant to load the .ppk file ...
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How to make PuTTY display tabs within a file instead of changing them to spaces?

I have a problem with PuTTY: whenever I SSH into a UNIX computer using PuTTY on my Windows PC and I try to browse files, everything looks fine, but my tab delimited files appear to have spaces instead ...
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How to connect from Windows through SSH using another Windows PC as a proxy?

I have an embedded Linux machine to which I can connect only from a certain Windows PC (let's call it WinLab) with Putty through SSH. And to WinLab machine I can connect through Remote Desktop from my ...
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Find and Delete Folder in Linux [non root user]

I would like to search within my /home/user for a specific folder name and delete it and all its contents. There is a posibility that we would find multiple occurences of the same folder across many ...
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unable to login to ubuntu through putty

On most occasions, I am unable to connect to Ubuntu server through SSH, which says access denied. However, sometimes it does connect and after some seconds, goes inactive. The Ubuntu server is a ...
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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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A putty shortcut that automatically launches a profile?

How can I create a putty shortcut that automatically launches a profile, so I can dial into a specific computer with one click?
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Add new Server to Visual Studio application via SSH

I have a RHEL Linux instance with MySQL running. I have the connectors and I'm trying to setup a new connection to the database in Visual Studio 2012. Problem is, it's on a corporate remote server and ...
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“No X11 DISPLAY variable was set” error - Amazon EC2 / SSH

I'm trying to install APT on an Amazon EC2 through PuTTY. I've uploaded APT, found here, and followed these instructions to install. However, when I run sh install-linux64-apt.sh in the proper ...
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Cygwin (and Putty) special keys not working

TL;DR: Cygwin sends like 3D instead of alt+arrow and such. I've been using Cygwin for years now to ssh into my server. I'm always struggling with GNU Screen's uncomfortable window handling and a few ...
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How to upload local file to server through Linux terminal

I am trying to upload local files to server by using Putty or SSH but not getting upload there. Is there any direct method to upload file from local to server from Linux terminal without using FTP ...
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Connect to remote VNC with only port 22 using putty

I'm trying to access my home server remotely and I only have port 22 available to me. From what I understand it's possible to tunnel into the server to be able to view VNC. So far all my efforts have ...
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Can't resize vim splits inside tmux

Everything is working fine outside of tmux. But in tmux I can't resize vim splits with the mouse. I have set mouse=a in my .vimrc. Is there a solution for this? .tmux.conf: $ cat ~/.tmux.conf ...
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How to make PuTTY's font automatically change color (while connected to a Linux server) as I did with Windows cmd.exe using a background batch script?

I was able to create a Windows Command Prompt that automatically changes its text color on a white background every ~1.5 seconds, thanks to the help of @dbenham and @Woody. I also use PuTTY every day, ...
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How to launch Chrome's Secure Shell ssh plugin via web link

I am looking to figure out how to create a URL or link that executes a client side SSH session. I found the Chrome extension called 'Secure Shell', but the documentation is rather minimal. ...
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Can't “ctrl + alt + 'key'” in programs using VCXSRV and X11 forwarding on windows 7

I'm using windows 7. Through MobaXterm I opened a window of eclipse (I enabled X11 forwarding and vcxsrv is installed). For some reason I can't click on "ctrl + alt + 'key'". I couldn't see if there ...
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Where is the program executed: server side or client?

If I am using something like PuTTY to program things in Unix via a server, and I compile and execute a program written in PuTTy, is it possible that my computer's specs will determine the speed of ...
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Tunneling IPv6 through IPv4 for a specific application?

Client: Supporting only IPv4 (OS: Windows 7) VPS: Supporting IPv4 and IPv6 (OS: Debian) On my client machine I run Proxifier in conjunction with PuTTY. With PuTTY I can create an SSH connection to ...
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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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No “$” or “#” Sign After Logging in Solaris 10 with Putty

This is my environment : Solaris Version 10; Sun OS Version 5.10 Oracle Version: 11g Enterprise x64 Edition. When I am getting log on through putty it is giving me this output: login as: ora Using ...
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Putty: 'Server unexpectedly closed network connection' on new Amazon EC2

I've setup a new amazon EC2 instance and have this problem when I connect with putty: "Server unexpectedly closed network connection" Setup UBUNTU 14.04.1 LTS I've tried Rebot the instance; ...
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How to convert .ppk key to OpenSSH key under Linux?

I know that is possible to convert .ppk under puttygen in Windows, but how to do that on Linux? Is this possible ?
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Batch file unable to run commands after launching putty

I am writing a batch file abc.bat which is used to launch putty. I want the .bat file to go to a particular folder (in PuTTY), source it in csh and go to a particular path on that server. I wrote the ...
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How to keep an SSH tunnel open in Windows

I use SSH tunneling to connect to a server (Basically IPython notebook instance) to do some computation work. My computations are intense and take need a lot of time to finish. Due to this, most of ...
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How to configure PuTTY so that Home/End/PgUp/PgDn work properly in bash?

The keys Home, End, PageUp, PageDown all type a ~ in my bash session instead of moving the cursor / view around. Why does this happen and which settings do I need to change? GNU bash, version ...
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Can I make any mess if I'd connect to remote server via PuTTy in a wrong way?

I just start using a new hosting. After I registered and get IP and port number and I tried to connect to the server with PuTTy in its simple way: run PuTTy enter IP address and port number click ...
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PuTTY Network Error: Software caused connection abort

I have a strange problem: When I'm using PuTTY with SSH connecting to a Linux server hosted in VMware on my local Windows 7, I often get the error saying "Network error: Software caused ...
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SFTP to a host that can only be connected through SSH Bastion in Windows (Putty)

I don't even know how to explain this and the title might also be incorrect. But this is what I am trying to do, I use an SFTP plugin Sublime Text which connects to by dev machine (lets call it D) ...
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Tunneling an RDP Connection Windows to Windows [duplicate]

I'm currently connected to a VPN which lets me connect to a Windows office server through RDP (from my own Windows machine). From that office server I'm allowed to connect to a customer's Windows VM ...
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how do I change the colour scheme on PuTTY

I'm using PuTTY to SSH from my PC at home to Linux computers at work, but some of the text (folder names) is dark blue on black, which is almost impossible to read. How do I change the colour-scheme? ...
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PuTTY how to select text and copy text using keyboard ONLY

Is there any way of selecting a text with keyboard the way I do it normally using Shift+arrows.
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Parsing XML log in shell

I have to parse a very large log file and I want to use the command grep (or any other tool). I am currently using PuTTy. I want to search for each log line for a specific string (let's call it AWB) ...
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Cannot SSH to a second computer inside my network

I have two Linux servers running right now. The first one works just fine when I try to connect from PuTTY. Port 22 is forwarded for my working SSH server. Port 911 is forwarded for my not working ...
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PuTTY returns Network error: Connection timed out

I'm using an application called PuTTY to remote into a server. I can use it from my local library and many other libraries around me (and also from Starbucks, Panera, etc.) and it works. But I ...
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How do I choose what shows up in PuTTY title bar from Linux?

In the PuTTY configuration there's an option in Terminal->Features called Disable remote-controlled window title changing. Without that enabled, the title bar of PuTTY will change every time I press ...
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Re-open Putty Config on Connection Close

I have been using putty on Windows 8.1 for some time now. There is only one problem I have with it. Is it possible to have the configuration Window open up again when a connection fails or exits ...
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PuTTY or OTHER - Keep executing command even after exiting PuTTY [duplicate]

I have a couple of commands that I need to run. These commands needs to continually run even after I exit my interface. When I have access to the Linux GUI, I execute something like: cd ...
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PuTTY X11 proxy: wrong authorisation protocol attempted

I am trying to connect to an Ubuntu server to work on Qt-creator. Before everything goes wrong, I followed this tutorial. I downloaded putty and Xming and everything was working just fine. then, ...
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Can I set font fallbacks in PuTTy?

I want to be able to display the unicode characters ℓ, ∘, ₁, and ⊔ (among others) in emacs in screen in PuTTy. I can see the first one by setting the font to Courier New, or I can see the second and ...
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Can't seem to change directory - “No such file or directory” error using PuTTY

I am required to use PuTTY to submit a program but I have never used it before and am having a hard time changing my directory. I am successfully connected to a Linux computer from my own but can't ...
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I have a windows ssh host (freeSSHd). How do i get 256 colorschemes to work in vim when connecting through putty?

What I'm trying to accomplish is to putty onto my windows host, and then use vim with full color functionality. How is that possible? I'm currently using freeSSHd but I'm willing to change to whatever ...