These instructions are for an SSH Client that is installed on a computer that will be away from the home network. This client can only connect to a computer on the home network that has an SSH Server installed. A Router must also be configured so that traffic from the Client that is out on the internet is directed to the SSH Server.

Putty has become the defacto SSH Client software for many Windows users. Putty has a large quantity of options that, among many things, include:

1. To SSH into another computer over a network or remote from the Internet, Open Putty and:

Picture of Putty configurations for using SSH to access a remote computer.

2. To Open a GUI from a remote station (Remote Desktop):