When comparing OpenSSH vs Windows Terminal, the Slant community recommends OpenSSH for most people. In the question“What are the best SSH clients for Windows?” OpenSSH is ranked 17th while Windows Terminal is ranked 23rd.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro One of the most trustworthy development teams on the web
Pro The reference
If you find samples or tutorials about SSH, they almost always refer to OpenSSH.
Pro Standard implementation that documentation for all other tools assumes you have installed already
A lot of other tools (e.g. git) are based on this for file transfer.
Pro Advanced customization
Windows Terminal provides many settings and configuration options that give you a great deal of control over the Terminal’s appearance and each of the shells/profiles that you can open as new tabs. Settings are stored in a structured text file making it easy for users and/or tools to configure.
Pro Advanced text support
The Windows Terminal uses a GPU accelerated DirectWrite/DirectX-based text rendering engine. This new text rendering engine will display text characters, glyphs, and symbols present within fonts on your PC, including CJK ideograms, emoji, powerline symbols, icons, programming ligatures, etc.
Pro Shell-specific tabs
You can open new tabs with a specific shell, like Windows cmd, Powershell or WSL.
Con Command line tool
It can be difficult to use from a command line interface.