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NAME

       plink - PuTTY link, command line network connection tool

SYNOPSIS

       plink [options] [user@]host [command]

DESCRIPTION

       plink is a network connection tool supporting several protocols.

OPTIONS

       The command-line options supported by plink are:

       -V     Show version information and exit.

       -pgpfp Display the fingerprints of the PuTTY PGP Master Keys and exit, to aid in verifying
              new files released by the PuTTY team.

       -v     Show verbose messages.

       -load session
              Load settings from saved session.

       -ssh   Force use of SSH protocol (default).

       -telnet
              Force use of Telnet protocol.

       -rlogin
              Force use of rlogin protocol.

       -raw   Force raw mode.

       -serial
              Force serial mode.

       -proxycmd command
              Instead of making a TCP connection, use command as a proxy; network traffic will be
              redirected  to  the  standard input and output of command. command must be a single
              word, so is likely to need quoting by the shell.

              The special strings %host and %port in command will be replaced by the hostname and
              port number you want to connect to; to get a literal % sign, enter %%.

              Backslash escapes are also supported, such as sequences like \n being replaced by a
              literal newline; to get a literal backslash, enter \\.  (Further  escaping  may  be
              required by the shell.)

              (See  the  main  PuTTY  manual  for full details of the supported %- and backslash-
              delimited tokens, although most of them  are  probably  not  very  useful  in  this
              context.)

       -P port
              Connect to port port.

       -l user
              Set remote username to user.

       -m path
              Read remote command(s) from local file path.

       -batch Disable interactive prompts.

       -pw password
              Set  remote  password  to  password.  CAUTION:  this  will likely make the password
              visible to other users of the local machine (via commands such as `w').

       -L [srcaddr:]srcport:desthost:destport
              Set  up  a  local  port  forwarding:  listen  on  srcport  (or  srcaddr:srcport  if
              specified),  and forward any connections over the SSH connection to the destination
              address desthost:destport. Only works in SSH.

       -R [srcaddr:]srcport:desthost:destport
              Set up a remote port forwarding: ask the  SSH  server  to  listen  on  srcport  (or
              srcaddr:srcport  if  specified),  and  to forward any connections back over the SSH
              connection  where  the  client  will  pass  them  on  to  the  destination  address
              desthost:destport. Only works in SSH.

       -D [srcaddr:]srcport
              Set  up  dynamic port forwarding. The client listens on srcport (or srcaddr:srcport
              if specified), and  implements  a  SOCKS  server.  So  you  can  point  SOCKS-aware
              applications  at  this  port  and they will automatically use the SSH connection to
              tunnel all their connections. Only works in SSH.

       -X     Enable X11 forwarding.

       -x     Disable X11 forwarding (default).

       -A     Enable agent forwarding.

       -a     Disable agent forwarding (default).

       -t     Enable pty allocation (default if a command is NOT specified).

       -T     Disable pty allocation (default if a command is specified).

       -1     Force use of SSH protocol version 1.

       -2     Force use of SSH protocol version 2.

       -4, -6 Force use of IPv4 or IPv6 for network connections.

       -C     Enable SSH compression.

       -i keyfile
              Private key file for user authentication. For SSH-2 keys, this key file must be  in
              PuTTY's PPK format, not OpenSSH's format or anyone else's.

              If  you  are  using an authentication agent, you can also specify a public key here
              (in RFC 4716 or OpenSSH format), to identify which of the agent's keys to use.

       -noagent
              Don't try to use an authentication agent for local  authentication.  (This  doesn't
              affect agent forwarding.)

       -agent Allow  use of an authentication agent. (This option is only necessary to override a
              setting in a saved session.)

       -hostkey key
              Specify an acceptable host public key. This option may be specified multiple times;
              each  key  can  be  either a fingerprint (99:aa:bb:...) or a base64-encoded blob in
              OpenSSH's one-line format.

              Specifying this option overrides automated host key  management;  only  the  key(s)
              specified  on  the  command-line  will  be  accepted  (unless  a saved session also
              overrides host keys, in which case those will be added to), and the host key  cache
              will not be written.

       -s     Remote command is SSH subsystem (SSH-2 only).

       -N     Don't start a remote command or shell at all (SSH-2 only).

       -nc host:port
              Make  a  remote  network  connection from the server instead of starting a shell or
              command.

       -sercfg configuration-string
              Specify the  configuration  parameters  for  the  serial  port,  in  -serial  mode.
              configuration-string  should  be a comma-separated list of configuration parameters
              as follows:

              ·      Any single digit from 5 to 9 sets the number of data bits.

              ·      `1', `1.5' or `2' sets the number of stop bits.

              ·      Any other numeric string is interpreted as a baud rate.

              ·      A single lower-case letter specifies the parity: `n' for none, `o' for  odd,
                     `e' for even, `m' for mark and `s' for space.

              ·      A single upper-case letter specifies the flow control: `N' for none, `X' for
                     XON/XOFF, `R' for RTS/CTS and `D' for DSR/DTR.

       -sshlog logfile

       -sshrawlog logfile
              For SSH connections, these options make plink log protocol details to a file. (Some
              of  these  may  be  sensitive,  although  by  default an effort is made to suppress
              obvious passwords.)

              -sshlog logs decoded SSH packets and other events  (those  that  -v  would  print).
              -sshrawlog additionally logs the raw encrypted packet data.

       -shareexists
              Instead of making a new connection, test for the presence of an existing connection
              that can be shared. The desired session can be specified in any of the usual ways.

              Returns immediately with a zero  exit  status  if  a  suitable  `upstream'  exists,
              nonzero otherwise.

MORE INFORMATION

       For  more  information  on  plink,  it's probably best to go and look at the manual on the
       PuTTY web page:

       https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/

BUGS

       This man page isn't terribly complete. See the above web link for better documentation.