See also: Encrypting Your Network Links | Encryption | Privacy
(Topic Includes “SFTP”)
Acronym: Secure SHell
Acronym: SFTP – Secure File Transfer Program
A protocol that uses encryption and authentication to secure network links. Most often referring to a secure Telnet tool.
OpenSSH is the most common implementation.
- PuTTY – Free SSH tool for Windows and UNIX
- Whitehorn Secure Terminal – Free SSH/Telnet client for Windows
- WinSCP – Free SFTP/SCP client for Windows
- JavaSSH – free Terminal, Telnet, and SSH client (GPL)
- AutoSSH – Automatically reconnects.
- SSH.com – commercial client
- FreSSH a free implementation of the SSH protocol
- PenguiNet PenguiNet is an advanced Windows SSH client, developed and published by Silicon Circus
- FUGU – great graphical front-end for OS X SFTP (SSH is native on OS X, just open a Terminal window)
- OpenSSH – BSD licensed
- LSH – A GNU implementation of the SSH protocols
- Dropbear SSH server
- OpenSSH for Windows formerly at networksimplicity.com
- SSH.com commercial server
- Explanation of SSH from MIT’s Math dept.
- O’Reilly book on the Secure Shell
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