Mastering Putty for beginners

Handy little tool to quickly launch SSH sessions to UNIX/Linux Servers





PuTTY is an open source SSH and telnet client, developed originally by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform. Putty is a light-weight standalone application, that is easily to learn.

In addition, Putty also supports - Rlogin, Raw and Serial connections.

Putty is a well know tool among system and network administrators. However, Putty can be a handy tool for programmersDBAs, and Software Testers as well, when working with Unix/Linux based systems.

Putty comes with many settings to customize your sessions to your project needs.

  • Download and install Putty - Quick way & Installer way.
  • Learn to launch duplicate & multiple sessions quickly.
  • Establish SSH sessions to the same server with a different/same username.
  • Customize & Tune Putty with various settings.
  • Use X11 Forwarding to access Linux GUI.
  • Automatically SAVE your SSH session to a file.
  • Tips & Recommendations (Working on adding more)
  • Securely Transfer files
  • Using other tools/components that come with Putty (Coming Soon)
  • Putty Cheatsheet (Coming Soon)


Example Curriculum

  Introduction
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  Getting Started
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  Putty Profiles
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  Customizing Putty
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  X11 Forwarding with Xming
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  Port Forwarding (a.k.a Port Tunneling)
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  Transferring Files
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  Coming Soon!
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