June 3, 2015

Microsoft Shows Linux Love, Adding Support for SSH to PowerShell

An upcoming version of Windows PowerShell will let users manage Windows and Linux computers through Secure Shell protocol and Shell session (better known as SSH), thanks to some new functionality Microsoft announced Tuesday.

The new feature, which was announced in a blog post by PowerShell Group Software Engineering Manager Angel Calvo, will allow Windows users to securely connect with and run terminal commands on other Windows and Linux machines using SSH and vice versa. In addition, the PowerShell team will be working with the OpenSSH project to share their work with the open-source community.

Read more at CIO.

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