How to Enable the New Native SSH Client on Windows 10

For years, PuTTy has reigned supreme as the way to establish a Secure Shell (SSH) connection. However, those days are numbered with the addition of the OpenSSH server and client in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which brings Windows up to par with macOS and Linux's ability to use SSH natively. As a beta implementation of OpenSSH, native SSH support on Windows suffers from bugs. To date, it has 207 issues reported on the GitHub page, so if you love everything pretty and polished, you may be better served by PuTTY until the bugs have been ironed out. On the other hand, if you are the sort... more