Putty is a n implementation of ssh / telnet for win32 and unix application. If you are using windows desktop and your website is hosted in a linux machine, putty helps to ssh from your windows to a linux machine.

You need to do two things for this.

  1. Download putty.exe from http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html
  2. Enter your host address and your access information (user account)Now you can execute linux commands from your windows machine.
    This is just an information about putty.