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 The Top 6 Open Source SSH Clients For Sys Admins

Secure Shell (SSH) is widely used by network administrators to control Web and other kinds of servers remotely. The UNIX-based command interface and protocol can also be used to tunnel your traffic, transfer files, mount remote file systems, and much more. OpenSSH is a set of computer programs providing encrypted communication sessions over a computer network using the SSH protocol.



1.Copssh

Copssh is an OpenSSH server and client implementation for Windows systems with an administration GUI. It is a packaging of portable OpenSSH, Cygwin, some popular utilites, plus implementation of some best practices regarding security. You can use Copssh for remote administration of your systems or gathering remote information in a secure way.

2.curl

curl is a command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks.

3.Dropbear

Dropbear is a relatively small SSH server and client. It runs on a variety of POSIX-based platforms. Dropbear is open source software, distributed under a MIT-style license. Dropbear is particularly useful for "embedded"-type Linux (or other Unix) systems, such as wireless routers.

4.lsh

lsh is a free software implementation of the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol version 2, by the GNU Project including both server and client programs. Featuring SRP as specified in secsh-srp besides, public-key authentication.

5.PuTTY

PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator.

6.WinSCP

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

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