“Access Denied” SSH error with Putty in Windows 7

Using PuTTY in Windows 7 as SSH client to connect Linux systems, you receive a denied error message. Because Windows 7 doesn’t include an SSH client, the open source tool PuTTY  is the most used by administrators. When you try performing an SSH connection to a Linux client using PuTTY, after inserting the username and before entering the password system replies with an error message: Access denied Logging in through the console, error is not shown.   Procedure This problem is due to the encryption GSSAPI options enabled by default in PuTTY and this must be disabled. Start PuTTY and create a new … Continue reading “Access Denied” SSH error with Putty in Windows 7