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Building a Home Security System with BeagleBone by Bill Pretty

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Configuring PuTTY

Now that we have the firmware installed, it is time to access it using PuTTY. In order to do this, we must first configure PuTTY:

  1. To start PuTTY, select the Session category and set the Connection type to SSH. Enter /<relay_domain> in Host Name (or IP address) and 22 in Port. For example, for my relay domain, williamprettysecurity-system1-ssh, the Host Name would be seen as in the following screenshot:
    Configuring PuTTY

    Session category

  2. Select the Connection category and set Seconds between keepalives (0 to turn off) to 5.
    Configuring PuTTY

    Connection category

  3. Check the ...

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