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SecureCRT allows the use of SSH (Secure Shell) to access a remote computer.

SecureCRT is a software terminal emulator that supports VT100 emulation, telnet, SSH, kerberos, and serial port connections. It comes with a scripting language and can be used across Ethernet networks or dial-up connections.  The default connection type is SSH2, which complies with the stated goals for terminal connections to UWIT servers.

See the vendor’s website for additional information.

System Requirements – Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 – 32 and 64-bit. Macintosh 10.10 and 10.11

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Eligible users include current UW staff who are using the MWS (Managed Workstations Service),  or have accounts on the Administrative Systems (Keynes or Fastrans), and may use the software on UW-owned computers or on their personal computer to access University services. If you are a Managed Workstation (Nebula) customer, you may obtain SecureCRT from the link below or via the software center on your MWS  machine.

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Get Help

Included with the software.
If you believe that you should have access to the software, but are unable to access the download site, please end email to or call 206-221-5000.
Technical Support
Send email to or call 206-221-5000.
Licensing Questions
Send email to or call 206-221-5000.