This recipe shows how to create a secure connection to the Raspberry Pi using PuTTY, one of the most commonly used Windows Secure Shell clients.
The PuTTY virtual terminal program is not built into Windows. It must first be downloaded and installed.
This recipe assumes the Raspberry Pi's SSH server has been enabled (see the Configuring remote access (raspi-config) recipe), the IP address of the Raspberry Pi has been discovered (see the previous recipe) and you are now ready to access the Raspberry Pi remotely from a Windows PC using PuTTY.
Once you finish with this recipe, you will be able to remotely administer your Raspberry Pi from a Windows PC.
The following are the ingredients: