How To Capture PUTTY Session Log

Posted by Planet Malaysia on June 23, 2009


PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Win32 and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator. It is written and maintained primarily by Simon Tatham.

Here I would like to share How To Capture PUTTY Session Log.

1. To capture a session with PuTTY, open up a PUTTY.
2. Look for Category Session -> Logging
3. Under Session Logging, choose “All session output” and key in your desire log filename(default is putty.log).
Putty Session Setting

4. This should create the file in the location you choose and start loggin everyting from the session.
5. For capture Cisco Router or Switches(I tried with Nexus 1000V on VMware vSphere), type ‘show running-config’.
Cisco Show Run

6. Open your session log file(e.g. my_session.log), Cisco Router/Switches running config file are save or backup.
Putty Session Log

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