How to install SSH on Windows Terminal?

2023-03-29 166 words 1 min read

SSH Ready

This article describes how to SSH for Windows computer Terminals.

Installing SSH Using Windows Powershell Terminal

To install SSH on Windows Command Prompt follow these steps:

  1. First, Open the Windows Start menu and search for “Command Prompt”.

  2. Next, right-click on it and select “Run as administrator”.

  3. Then, in the Command Prompt window, type the following command:


This will open a PowerShell terminal window.

  1. Next, in the PowerShell window, type the following command to install OpenSSH:
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name OpenSSH.Client~~~~
  1. Press Enter and wait for the installation to complete.


Once the installation is finished, you can use the SSH command in the Command Prompt window.

To connect to a remote server, use this command:

ssh username@remote_host

Replace “username” with your username and “remote_host” with the hostname or IP address of the remote server you are trying to connect to.

If you want to connect to a remote server using SSH, make sure that the remote server has an SSH server installed and set up properly.

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Authored By Is-Rael Landes

Is-Rael Landes, a good man living on the earth, loving making website, teaching others and coding.

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