SSH-Client Software

With this program you can access your Linux file system from your Windows computer. This requires a  Linux Account.


Installation of WinSCP and PuTTY

You can find both programs winscp and PuTTY in the software center of Windows 7.

Click Start and type soft in the search field.

Windows - Start of the Software Center
Choose the programs
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Choose the programs

This program allows you to access your Linux file system after entering your Linux user name and password:

Winscp - Screen for the Login
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Please start a console with the program PuTTY.

There are different choices:

  1. from an existing winscp session
    Befehle - In PuTTY öffnen
  2. from the winscp configuration window
    Verwalten - In PuTTY öffnen
  3. from the Start menu - All Programs - Putty - PuTTY

More Information about PuTTY & SSH

  • PuTTY: free implementation of SSH for Win32 and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator.
  • SSH User Tipps: How to use SSH with Linux

If you have any further questions or remarks, please contact it-service.