Installing SSH Secure Shell 3.2.9


SSH Secure Shell for Workstations has 2 components: the secure Shell Client and the secure File Transfer Client. These programs encrypt all data passing between the PC and the remote machine, including passwords. You can use these these programs to access and transfer files to your UHUNIX account.

System Requirements

The SSH client does not have any special hardware or software requirements. SSH client is compatible with any computer running Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

Installing the SSH Package

  1. SSH can be downloaded from here. When downloading the installation file, save it on the Desktop for easy access.
  2. Exit from all other programs before installing the SSH package.
  3. When the download is completed, go to the Desktop and open the installation file called ssh329.exe.
  4. The SSH SetupWizard will start. Click Next.

  5. The SSH License Agreement screen will come up. Click Yes to accept these terms. Click No to decline.
  6. The SetupWizard will now prompt you to select the installation folder. Click Next to accept the default location or browse to define a different folder.

  7. The SetupWizard will now prompt you to add a Program Folder into which it will place the SSH program icons. Click Next> to accept the default or rename to your preference.

  8. The SetupWizard prompts you to select which components to install. By default it will install everything. Click Next to accept the default or choose components as needed.

  9. The SetupWizard will prompt you to confirm the installation settings. Click Next to accept it or click Back to make changes.
  10. The SetupWizard will now install SSH onto your computer.

  11. Click Finish to complete the installation.

Starting the Programs

  1. After the installation, you will find two new icons on your desktop: one for SSH Secure Shell Client and one for SSH Secure File Transfer Client. To start one of these programs, double-click the appropriate icon on the desktop.

  2. To connect to a remote computer, click the Quick Connect button on the toolbar in the program window, or press the enter key or spacebar on your keyboard.

  3. The Connect to Remote Host window will appear. Fill in the fields as follows:
    • Host Name:
    • User Name: your UH username
    • Port Number: 22
    • Authentication Method: This field can be left as the default

  4. If this is the first time you connect to a new Host, you will receive a Host Identification message informing you that an encryption key for this remote machine is being created. Click Yes to accept this key and continue.

  5. You will then be prompted for your UH password. Fill in the correct information and click OK. You are now connected to your UHUNIX account.
  6. (Optional) The Add Profiles window will appear. Type a name for this profile (It is a good idea to name the profile something like "UHUNIX"). Click Add to Profiles to save these settings for future use.

Uninstalling the SSH Package

The SSH Secure Shell software can be uninstalled using the Programs control panel through the following steps:

  1. In the Start menu, search for the setting Add or remove programs.

  2. In the “Search this list” bar look for SSH Secure Shell.

  3. Click on the SSH Secure Shell app and click Uninstall.

  4. Click Uninstall in the pop up box to confirm.

  5. In the “User Account Control” pop up box, click Yes to allow the uninstall wizard to make changes to your computer.

  6. To start the uninstall wizard, click OK on the pop up.

  7. Once the uninstall wizard is complete, click Finish.
    1. If you want to remove all Secure Shell user settings, make sure to check the corresponding box.

    2. Click OK to confirm the delete.

  8. Restart your computer to complete the uninstall.
  9. SSH Secure Shell should now be uninstalled on your computer.
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Article ID: 644
Created: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 3:54pm
Modified: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:21pm