Monday, 29 March 2010

What is SSH?

SSH (Secure Shell) was developed as a secure alternative to Telnet or Putty.

Putty is a protocol allowing for command line access to a Unix, Linux or FreeBSD based remote computer. If you've ever used DOS, you'd be familiar with the black screen. Some of the DOS command set will also work . If you're asking what DOS is, then you're probably a lot younger than I.

DOS was Microsoft's Disk Operating System; the precursor to Windows.

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