Windows command line SSH

Openssh for windows  is a freely downloadable command line ssh client for windows operating system. This can be downloaded from

A snapshot with the options is given below. (Click on the image to see the options more clearly).
Installation instructions:
  1. Open the above download link and click on Binary Installer Releases
  2. Download the zip file
  3. Unzip the file and run the setupssh.exe file
  4. Select the options based on your requirement. Unselect server component if you just need the client version.
  5. After completing installation, open command window and then run ssh
If you want a GUI ssh client you can use Putty.exe.  Use Putty connection manager in combination with Putty to have tabbed ssh sessions like the Terminal on Linux.

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