SSH shell & SFTP on Windows to an Ubuntu server

SSH shell & SFTP on Windows to an Ubuntu server


Open firewall ports

only 3 ports are open to the public, limiting attack vectors 80 - http.. web traffic 443 - https.. secure web traffic 22 - SSH.. command line connection, tunnelling & file trasfers (SFTP)


Setup SSH on Ubuntu

apt-get install openssh-server


Setup SSH on Windows

Purchase Bitvise SSHD & follow their online instructions

Clientside Setup (Windows)


Filezilla - file transfers

.. extremely simple/intuitive.. see Filezilla online docs if you're stuck


SecureRT - command line & ad hoc tunneling

Buy the software - http://www.vandyke.com/products/securecrt/


Bitvise Tunnelier - persistant tunneling