Shutdown ubuntu/esx/redhat server From windows using plink

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The easiest way to execute any command from windows using putty installation.

The example below you can shutdown your linuxbox server from windows using shutdown command


“C:Program Files”puttyplink.exe -ssh root@ip -pw ****** shutdown -h now

Usage: plink [options] [user@host [command]


-V print version information and exit

-pgpfp print PGP key fingerprints and exit

-v show verbose messages

-load sessname Load settings from saved session

-ssh -telnet -rlogin -raw

force use of a particular protocol

-P port connect to specified port

-l user connect with specified username

-batch disable all interactive prompts

The following options only apply to SSH connections:

-pw passw login with specified password

-D [listen-IP:]listen-port

Dynamic SOCKS-based port forwarding

-L [listen-IP:]listen-port:host:port

Forward local port to remote address

-R [listen-IP:]listen-port:host:port

Forward remote port to local address

-X -x enable / disable X11 forwarding

-A -a enable / disable agent forwarding

-t -T enable / disable pty allocation

-1 -2 force use of particular protocol version

-4 -6 force use of IPv4 or IPv6

-C enable compression

-i key private key file for authentication

-m file read remote command(s) from file

-s remote command is an SSH subsystem (SSH-2 only)

-N don’t start a shell/command (SSH-2 only)