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.
- Download putty.exe from http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html
- 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.