PuTTY is a Telnet and SSH terminal software supported in both Windows and Unix operating systems. The user can enable to remotely access computers over the internet. The PuTTY was written and is maintained permanently by Simon Tatham.
Putty is free and open source software and it supports different networking protocols. The most important thing is it was written for Microsoft Windows, but it has supported various other operating systems and supports different variations on the secure remote terminal. In this way, you always have a great reference available, which helps to save all previous commands and output of earlier telnet and SSH sessions.
Steps to Create Log File of your PuTTY Session:
Step 1: Double-click the icon of PuTTY to launch the application.
Step 2: Click Logging
Step 3: Logging settings are listed on the right side.
Step 4: Click on All session output.
Step 5: Leave Putty.log as the log file name.
Step 6: Then click Browse to choose the save location.
Step 7: Then click Save button.
Step 8: Select ‘Ask the user every time‘ … then click Open to begin your session.
Step 9: Type your username, then press <Enter>
Step 10: Type your password, then press <Enter>
Step 11: Type any command here and then press <enter>
Step 12: Type Exit, then press<Enter> to close PuTTY
Step 13: Now let’s open the log file…
The Log file stores all the entries for all the entered commands, great for saving your sessions. We hope that this tutorial will help you to create a log file on your PuTTY session. For more information, Like and Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. For video tutorials, subscribe to our YouTube channel “ServerCake India“.