There are several good SSH client programs for Windows. A very simple and easy to install SSH client program for Windows is called PuTTY. PuTTY is a free and open source terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw TCP computing protocols and as a serial console client. You can download a version here:



If you are having a problem using ssh to a machine and it will not allow you to enter a password try this below:

Connection –> SSH –> Auth –> uncheck “Attempt Kerberos 5 GSSAPI/SSPI auth (SSH-2)”
Connection –> SSH –> Auth –> GSSAPI –> uncheck “Allow GSSAPI Authentication (SSH-2 only)”


To watch a how to video please refer to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYUp0nJMZMM