Exporting and Importing the Putty SSH configuration sessions in Windows
i know for many admins migrating or transferring the 100s of SSH,telnet or sftp configuration made on putty i hard.
There are few easy steps for migrating or transferring the putty sessions configurations.
Method 1 :
Using the regedit.exe
click start and type >> regedit.exe and press enter.
Expand it to >> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\earneasy\PuTTY\Sessions
as shown below
Few lines of the sessions.reg file will like as below.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\earnesay\PuTTY\Sessions] [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\earneasy\PuTTY\Sessions\Default%20Settings] "Present"=dword:00000001 "HostName"="" "LogFileName"="putty.log" "LogType"=dword:00000000 "LogFileClash"=dword:ffffffff "LogFlush"=dword:00000001 "SSHLogOmitPasswords"=dword:00000001 "SSHLogOmitData"=dword:00000000 "Protocol"="ssh"
Now, transfer the exported putty-sessions.reg file to the new system and just double click.
You will be shown message as below, just click Yes to import the data.
That’s all, all the saved, SSH, sftp, TELNET configurations on the Windows Pc will be imported into the new system.
Method 2 :
Use the command prompt and type
regedit /e "%userprofile%\desktop\putty-session.reg" HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\earne\PuTTY\Sessions
regedit /e will simply export all settings to the file putty-session.reg
You know the rest,
If you need any clarifications, just drop in a comment, I will be happy to reply you.