Main Content Region

SSH From Windows

This page details how to use Putty to connect to TCHPC clusters from a Windows client.

Putty is a free SSH Client for the windows platform.

Putty opening dialog window


  • To use GUI applications (FSL,MatLab, Fluent etc), you will need to "Enable X11 Forwarding".
    • For GUI application, you will also need XMing

Putty enable X11 forwarding

  • Click the 'Open' button to lauch your Putty session. You will see a window similar to the following.

Putty connection

  • Enter your username and password to connect.