Windows Terminal has evolved and can be measured against modern terminals of other operating systems, such as the GNOME Terminal. It can also be seen with the well-known terminal tools under Windows, such as PuTTY and KiTTY.
This tutorial shows how to start an SSH terminal session under Windows, using the connection with OpenSSH and Windows Terminal. Prerequisite is that the OpenSSH Client is installed on the Windows computer. Windows Terminal can be found as an app in the Microsoft Store. After downloading, the Windows Terminal can see as wt.exe under the application settings path LOCALAPPDATA.
Install OpenSSH on Windows, select from Apps & Features – Optional Features – Add Feature – OpenSSH Client.
A new host can be set up in the settings page with Ctrl+,
The host entry is added in the Windows Terminal Settings (Ctrl+,) with Add New Profile.
Just fire up and connect to the new added host.
Tip! Keys generated with ssh-keygen can be used SSH sessions without entering a password and even more securely.
To do this, create the folder
.ssh under the home path %USERPROFILE%, in which private and public keys are stored, with creating the file
config the host can be configured, with the assignment of host name and the appropriate private key.
Host vm126 HostName 10.10.0.11 User james IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa ServerAliveInterval 60
The public key (id_rsa.pub) is stored on the remote host at
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