We currently require an SSH service to be installed on Windows to support SSH nodes. So that means a customer must install and configure Cygwin sshd or MKS ssh service.
It would be good if we had a more Windows friendly solution. A couple possibilities:
1) Provide our own SSHD service written in Java that is easy to configure and run. Apache Mina SSHD could be an option in this area.
2) Use DCOM. Some possible DCOM Java libraries to consider: