Application name: PuTTY
Platforms: Windows
Developer: Simon Tatham
Division / Department: Department of Computer Science
Available to: Students and Faculty
Available in Labs: Systems Lab (Adams 203) - on Windows only
Gaming and Graphics Lab (Adams 206)
Amphitheater (Adams 208)
Big Data Lab (Adams 019) - on Windows only
War Room (C.V. Starr 108)
Links: Download
Remote access to lab machines using PuTTY


PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console, SSH client, and file transfer application. PuTTY supports several network protocols, including SCP, SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw socket connection. It can also connect to a serial port, such as on a Raspberry Pi via a TTL console cable.

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