OpenSSH on Windows

OpenSSH (Secure Shell) is a program to log into another computer over a network, to execute commands in a remote computer, and to move files from one computer to another. It provides strong authentication and secure communications over insecure channels.

1. Installation

1.1 Download

An OpenSSH port for Windows can be downloaded from

1.2 Installer

After downloading the installer, run it and follow the screenshots below.







2. Configuration

To complete the installation, some basic configuration should be done manually. Please follow the Linux page

3. Usage

Usage of the SSH command line client is documented on the Linux page.


4. Best Practise

SSH Best Practise is documented on the Linux page.

5. Ressources

Further ressources about SSH in general are collected on the Linux page.