Export and Import Putty Configuration Windows 10

In this blog post, I will show you how to import and export Putty configuration and connections on Windows 10.

Putty

I use Putty a lot to machine Linux and Docker hosts using SSH.

Because I have multiple machine, sometime it easier to copy the configuration than create a new one.

Registry Editor

I will start the export process on a Windows 10 machine by searching for Registry Editor from the search menu.

From the Registry Editor, I will open the following hive.

Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham\PuTTY

After finding the hive, I will right click on it and select Export.

I will save it on my machine and copy it to the target machine.

On my target machine where I will import the configuration and connections, I will right-click on the file and click on Merge.

Note: You need to install Putty first on the target machine.

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