Wednesday, February 9, 2011

How to copy putty configuration from one machine to other

When we move machine, copying the putty configuration is a problem.
There is solution for this problem.
From the machine where existing putty connection are available we can extract the details. The following steps are to be followed.

Step 1: Windows –> Start –> Run –> regedit

Step2: Navigate in Register Editor –> My Computer –> HKEY_CURRENT_USER –> Software –> Simon Tatham –> Right Click –> Export –> Save as Simon Tatham.reg

Step3: Copy this file Simon Tatham.reg to the new machine.

Step4: Run this Simon Tatham.reg in the new machine the settings will be available.