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PuTTY Software

Overview

Note that PuTTY replaces Tera Term, which should no longer be used.  Keynes (administrative system) users should use “SecureCRT”, see:
https://itconnect.uw.edu/wares/uware/securecrt-software/

PuTTY allows the use of SSH (Secure Shell) to access a remote computer. It is a software terminal emulator that supports VT100 emulation, telnet, SSH, kerberos, and serial port connections.  See the vendor’s website for additional information.

License Details

PuTTY is distributed as an open source product.  For details, see the PuTTY Licence. [sic]

Get Software

  • You can download the software from this site.

Get Help

Documentation
Please see the Vendor’s PuTTY Documentation Page, where there are links to the User Manual.
For UW installation instructions, see  PuTTY for Homer users.
Technical Support
Send email to help@uw.edu or 206-221-5000.