Windows – SVN and SSH with PuTTY


How to use SVN and SSH with PuTTY:

  • you need: putty, plink, pagent, puttygen
  • generate a key using puttygen and add it to the server’s authorized_keys
  • run putty, create a session for the SVN server host, with the username set in Connection -> Auto-login username
  • run pagent, import the private key generated above
  • in “Documents and Settings/user/Application Data/
    , set:

ssh = $SVN_SSH plink

  • make sure plink is in PATH
  • use SVN normally

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