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How to Enable the Built-In Windows 10 OpenSSH Client

With each new release of Windows 10, we see more and more useful tools being ported from Linux. First, we had the Windows Subsystem for Linux, which is awesome, and now we have a built-in OpenSSH client and server, which uses version 7.6p1 of OpenSSH.

With the April 2018 Update, the OpenSSH client is now installed by default works really well. Especially the client, as you no longer need to use a 3rd party SSH client such as Putty when you wish to connect to a SSH server.

For this article, we are going to focus on the OpenSSH Client.