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An implementation of SSH and Telnet for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an “xterm” terminal emulator.

License Information

Current Version


License Type

MIT license

License Effective Dates


Products Included

PuTTY for Windows & Unix

Terms of Use


Getting This Service

How to Access

This title is available for Mason-managed devices in the Software Center (Windows). See the Web Hosting service page for more information.

This application is available in the following technology labs:

  • Computer Labs
    • Fairfax: Johnson Center, Room 342 & Innovation Hall, Room 301
    • Mason Square: Van Metre Building, Room 211
    • Science and Technology: Katherine G. Johnson Hall, Room 250
  • STAR Lab

This software is available online in the Citrix Virtual Lab.


Getting Help

ITS may provide these software applications via Software Center, JAMF, or other endpoint management systems. ITS staff may assist users in installing the application for supported operating systems. ITS staff have not necessarily received training on the application and do not support the functional operation of the application but will refer users to self-support sites, Mason instructors, vendors, or departmental support when known.

Support Level

Level 2