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Bitvise SSH Client (Install)


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/21/2019.

Our SSH and SFTP client for Windows incorporates:
- One of the most advanced graphical SFTP clients.
- Single-click Remote Desktop forwarding.
- State-of-the-art terminal emulation with support for the bvterm, xterm, and vt100 protocols.
- Support for corporation-wide single sign-on using SSPI (GSSAPI) Kerberos 5 and NTLM user authentication, as well as Kerberos 5 host authentication.
- Support for ECDSA, RSA and DSA public key authentication with comprehensive user keypair management.
- FIPS 140-2 validation: Bitvise SSH Client 6.xx uses the FIPS-certified DLL version of Crypto++ 5.3.0, originally validated by NIST under certificate #819. Our next release will use Windows cryptography on Windows 8/2012 and newer, validated under certificates #1892 and #2357.
- Obfuscated SSH with an optional keyword. When supported and enabled in both the client and server, obfuscation makes it more difficult for an observer to detect that the protocol being used is SSH. (Protocol; OpenSSH patches)
- Powerful SSH port forwarding capabilities, including dynamic forwarding through integrated SOCKS and HTTP CONNECT proxy.
- Powerful command-line parameters which make the SSH client highly customizable and suitable for use in specific situations and controlled environments.
- An FTP-to-SFTP bridge allowing you to connect to an SFTP server using legacy FTP applications.
- An advanced, scriptable command-line SFTP client, sftpc.
- A scriptable command-line remote execution client, sexec, and a command-line terminal console client, stermc.
- A scriptable command-line tunneling client, stnlc, with support for static port forwarding rules, dynamic SOCKS-based tunneling, and FTP-to-SFTP bridge.
- Our .NET SSH library, FlowSshNet, with example PowerShell scripts showing how to use the SSH library for file transfer and remote program execution from PowerShell.
- Bitvise SSH Server remote administration features.

To install Bitvise SSH Client (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install bitvise-ssh-client

To upgrade Bitvise SSH Client (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade bitvise-ssh-client


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'bitvise-ssh-client'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $checksum32 = 'ec0877703f112fa954b01ded239a4a84114c247db069650b268b3b4220a94d0b'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      url           = $url
      silentArgs	= '-acceptEULA -force -noDesktopIcon'
      validExitCodes= @(0)
      softwareName  = 'Bitvise SSH Client*'
      checksum      = $checksum32
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'bitvise-ssh-client'
    $softwareName = 'Bitvise SSH Client*'
    $installerType = 'EXE' 
    $silentArgs = '-unat'
    $validExitCodes = @(1)
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName
      $key[0] | % { 
        $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                    -FileType $installerType `
                                    -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                    -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                    -File "$file"

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Bitvise Limited


© 2001 Bitvise Limited


Release Notes

  • Changelog
  • 2012: Bitvise released version 4.50 and renamed Tunnelier to Bitvise SSH Client

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Bitvise SSH Client (Install) 8.34 1125 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 approved
Bitvise SSH Client (Install) 8.32 1057 Tuesday, May 7, 2019 approved
Bitvise SSH Client (Install) 8.31 663 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 approved
Bitvise SSH Client (Install) 8.29 743 Monday, March 25, 2019 approved
Bitvise SSH Client (Install) 8.27 669 Monday, March 4, 2019 approved
Bitvise SSH Client (Install) 8.26 391 Saturday, February 23, 2019 approved
Bitvise SSH Client (Install) 8.25 357 Monday, February 18, 2019 approved
Bitvise SSH Client (Install) 8.24 408 Friday, February 8, 2019 approved
Bitvise SSH Client (Install) 8.23 878 Friday, December 28, 2018 approved
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