How to save PuTTY profiles/sessions?

PuTTY is a great SSH client on Windows. However, how to save it's profiles/sessions that I saved so that I can migrate my settings from one machine to another?

asked Aug 14, 2013 by Eric (210 points)

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Best answer

PuTTY saves its settings in the registry of Windows.

You can find it in the registry editor by run regedit under:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham

You can save your settings by exporting (right click the "SimonTatham" entry) it to a .reg file.

On another machine, you can recover your settings by importing the .reg file (usually double clicking it is enough).

answered Aug 14, 2013 by anonymous
selected Aug 14, 2013 by Eric

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