Usage of PuTTY

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PuTTY configuration video tutorial

PuTTY is an SSH and telnet client, developed originally by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform.

Getting PuTTY

Visit PuTTy's homepage or go directly to the download page. PuTTy is an installation-free software, just open the downloaded file.

Configuring PuTTY

Step 1: Open the Session tab

Step 2: Fill in target frontend address (list of frontends is avalaible on the this page)


Step 3: Open the Connection/Data tab

Step 4: Fill in your MetaCentrum username.


Step 5: Open the Connection/SSH tab

Step 6: Select 2 only as the preferred SSH protocol version


Step 7: Open the Connection/SSH/Auth/GSSAPI

Step 8: Check in both options


Step 9: Open the Session tab

Step 10: Fill in the name of the current configuration

Step 11: Click Save


Finally, click Open, a terminal should appear.