Solved

open SSH suggestions for Mac OSX

Posted on 2014-11-19
3
239 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-19
I'm looking for recommendations for an open SSH application for Mac. I've been using Putty in Windows, and found a couple online but wanted to get people's opinions and find out what you prefer and why?
0
Comment
Question by:Uni Kitty
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
Eoin OSullivan earned 500 total points
ID: 40453036
I use the OSX Terminal application usually
Check your version of OpenSSH by typing
ssh -v

Open in new window

An alternative to OSX Terminal is iTerm2 (http://iterm2.com/) which has some nice bookmarking and scripting options similar to PuTTy

I've heard of a few others such as JellyfiSSH but have never used so cannot comment on them
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/jellyfissh/id416399476?mt=12 

if you really LOVE PuTTy you can install it on OSX via homebrew or macports
http://brewformulas.org/Putty
http://www.macports.org/ports.php?by=name&substr=putty
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:Uni Kitty
ID: 40453099
I'm really used to Putty, I checked my version and i have OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011

thanks for the suggestions, I'll explore the options. ^_^
0
 
LVL 5

Author Closing Comment

by:Uni Kitty
ID: 40453103
Fast response with additional suggestions like homebrew! I didn't find that in my searches. Thanks so much!
0

Featured Post

Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Today, still in the boom of Apple, PC's and products, nearly 50% of the computer users use Windows as graphical operating systems. If you are among those users who love windows, but are grappling to keep the system's hard drive optimized, then you s…
This article shows how to use a free utility called 'Parkdale' to easily test the performance and benchmark any Hard Drive(s) installed in your computer. We also look at RAM Disks and their speed comparisons.
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
Monitoring a network: why having a policy is the best policy? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the enormous benefits of having a policy-based approach when monitoring medium and large networks. Software utilized in this v…

630 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question