If you use PuTTY alot and type passwords many times, this is for you. Enable SSH Connection sharing in PuTTY by checking the highlighted checkbox as shown. Do not forget to save the setting. After openning the first SSH connection with password or passphrase, etc. you will be able to open new connections through the first connection. When you close the first connection, other dependent connections will be lost as well.
Sometimes you lose the connection when there is a timeout defined by the remote side. But by enabling
Enable TCP keepalives checkbox and entering a number greater than 0 into
Seconds beetween keepalives, you can get rid of annoying connection losses.
When you want to create new session you should write the name of the session in the text box under
Saved Sessions label and press the
Save button. Loading a session is simply selecting the session name from the list box filled with session names and pressing the
If you do not press
Save button, no changes are saved to active session. You can change any settings for a session without saving but pressing
Open to connect with modified settings which will be specific to that connection.
Most of the time you need copy/paste operations. Copying is simply selecting any text. After selection operation is finished, selection is copied to clipboard automatically.
Right-Click pastes the text in clipboard at the cursor position.