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Last Update:

17 Mar 2016

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Simon Tatham


PuTTY telnet ssh

PuTTY (Install)

This is not the latest version of PuTTY (Install) available.

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Downloads of v


Software Author(s):

  • Simon Tatham


PuTTY telnet ssh

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
PuTTY (Install)

This is not the latest version of PuTTY (Install) available.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

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Scan Testing Successful:

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install PuTTY (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade PuTTY (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall PuTTY (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

📝 NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade putty.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade putty.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install putty.install
    name: putty.install
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'putty.install' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller putty.install
    Name     = "putty.install"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'putty.install':
  ensure   => '',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 17 Mar 2016.


PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator.
LEGAL WARNING: Use of PuTTY, PSCP, PSFTP and Plink is illegal in countries where encryption is outlawed. I believe it is legal to use PuTTY, PSCP, PSFTP and Plink in England and Wales and in many other countries, but I am not a lawyer and so if in doubt you should seek legal advice before downloading it.

$packageName = 'putty.install'
$fileType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/VERYSILENT'
$url = ''
Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $url

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

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PuTTY (Install) 0.72 141456 Saturday, July 20, 2019 Approved
PuTTY (Install) 0.71 261098 Saturday, March 16, 2019 Approved
PuTTY (Install) 1087277 Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Approved
PuTTY (Install) 0.70 572298 Saturday, July 8, 2017 Approved

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