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SSH Secure Shell Client

Note: this SSH client's encryption support is too old to connect to new versions of the OpenSSH server, and its File Transfer client does not support paths containing parentheses. PuTTY or WinSCP can be used as an alternative.

The SSH Secure Shell Client provides secure Telnet and FTP service. Non-secure Telnet and FTP clients cannot be used.

Install Notes
  1. Download the file sshsecureshellclient-3.2.9.exe. Save it to an easily accessible place (your Windows desktop is a good choice).
  2. Start the installation by double-clicking on sshsecureshellclient-3.2.9.exe in Windows Explorer.
  3. When the installation is complete, double click on the Desktop Icon to start the program. NOTE: The installation places 2 SSH icons on your desktop (or location where you saved it). Double click the yellow folder titled SSH Secure File Transfer.
  4. Once you reach the SSH window click Quick Connect.
  5. Enter the host name (typically this is
  6. Enter your username.
  7. Port Number is 22.
  8. Authentication Method is Password.
  9. Click Connect.
  10. When prompted with pop up windows, click OK, then enter password.
  11. Your computer files are located on the left side of the SSH window and the William & Mary files are located on the right side of the window.

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