ID #47

What is a good SSH or Telnet program for me to use?

Applies to: Grid System, Managed Servers, VPS

Because it sends passwords across the network in an insecure format, Modwest no longer supports the use of telnet. SSH is therefore required for shell access.

Putty is an ssh program that is completely free and can be obtained at

SecureCRT is available from

Other options are available by searching at a site like

Last update: 2010-09-29 16:20
Author: FAQ Admin
Revision: 1.3

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Comment of Anonymous:
For the Mac OS X users, you can also use RBrowser available at
Added at: 2002-05-16 08:46

Comment of Anonymous:
Mac users not using OSX can use
or something else from
Added at: 2002-09-20 13:10

Comment of Anonymous:
Or you can try WhiteHorn Secure Terminal at:
Added at: 2005-08-15 00:09

Comment of Anonymous:
the link for secure terminal u posted is outdated. it is:
Added at: 2005-09-04 16:33

Comment of Anonymous:
AlphaCom is really good and easy to use, supports Telnet and SSH. Homepage is at
Added at: 2005-10-19 01:57