Feb 252008

Did you know, you can SSH into a PC or a Windows Server? Copy files using SCP ? or even SFTP (Secure FTP) onto a Windows machine??

Yes, you can run OpenSSH, an OpenSource Secure Shell Server for UNIX and LINUX systems. “OpenSSH for Windows” is a free package that installs a minimal OpenSSH server and client utilities in the Cygwin package without needing the full Cygwin installation.

The “OpenSSH for Windows” package provides full SSH/SCP/SFTP support. SSH terminal support provides a familiar Windows Command prompt, while retaining Unix/Cygwin-style paths for SCP and SFTP. This is a unix style command prompt only access to windows server to run commands or copy files using SCP or SFTP. Access can be setup for either a Domain user or a local user on the system.

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