How To Login Into Router Through Ssh On Putty

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How To Login Into Router Through Ssh On Putty

Posted by Bouton Adalene on Monday, 24 February, 2020 06:13:50

Login with the key from Windows If you want to login to the router from windows PC, then you need to export the key from Linux machine with winscp tools (which can download and upload files from Linux to Windows) then convert the key with a utility called puttygen and use putty (an ssh client) to login to the router using that key.

One of the most powerful abilities of SSH is to set up port forwarding (much like might be done on a home router), but ensure the forwarded traffic is routed through a secure connection created by SSH. One of the classic uses for SSH tunnels is in fact exactly what we need to get around the restrictions put in place by the router.

Enable Auto login in Putty using ssh keys. From my laptop running Win 7, using PuTTY, I can tunnel to my router - Linksys WRT54GL with dd-wrt mini firmware setup as the SSH server - as long as I'm on my home network, either wired or wirelessly, but can't when I'm somewhere else on

Just one final thing I want to know, how do I log into the router from an end system running microsoft windows OS for instance after configuring the router for secure shell login. (For example, if I were using Telnet access, I will simply type: "telnet 192.168.x.y" at the Windows command prompt, and then enter the passwords etc.)

A OpenWrt device, by default, always listens for SSH command line access on port 22. To "ssh into your router", you enter the command ssh [email protected] in a terminal emulator (for a router whose address is The first time you ssh into your router, you will probably see a warning about the RSA key fingerprint.

I am trying to connect to a router directly using Putty. Using the following commands I can connect to terminal servers: putty.exe -ssh p 22 -l -pw output TS# using that command, Putty will open directly to TS#, then I input the router name in Putty to go to the router. output: routername#