SSH = telnet + security so that there are no clear text passwords.
PuTTY is an implementation for windows available here

I am overly simplifying. But that is the basic starting point.

Warm regards,

On Jan 14, 2014, at 2:20 PM, "James H. H. Lampert" <jamesl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Turns out that it has (so far) nothing to do with ssh tunneling, and was
all about giving us access (they specifically mentioned via PuTTY) to a
"non-IBM" server that one of our Tomcat contexts will be running on, so
we can upgrade it to Tomcat 7 (and presumably either preserve or
reinstall our context).

Though I don't think I'm going to rule out ssh tunneling in the future,
on this installation.

What I know about ssh, and 25 cents, might buy you a cup of coffee. What
I know about PuTTY and 75 cents, might buy you that same cup of coffee.

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