SSH under Windows

If you use windows, then you will need to download a free program called “PuTTY” from here:

Having downloaded and installed PuTTY (it's a single file called putty.exe), run the program.

Enter the IP address that you found earlier and click “Open”. This will give you a warning (the first time) and then prompt you for the user (“pi”) and password (“raspberry”).

The ssh window will then be ready for use.

For a good example of how to use ssh to remotely configure a raspberry Pi, take a look at this tutorial:

Last updated on 2015-05-04 at 04.27.11 PM Published on 2012-12-20 at 08.18.17 AM