How can I use SSH to connect to my server ?

How to use PuTTY to connect to a server


  • Start PuTTY by double-clicking its icon


You need to download Putty if you dont have one


  • When a PuTTY Configuration window opens select Session (it should be selected by default) from the Category panel on the left. In the Host Name (or IP address) field enter the name of the computer you wish to connect to. In the Port field replace 22 (the default) . Make sure that SSH is selected under Protocol (it should be selected by default). Click on Open.
  • In the new dialog box enter your username and password.
  • Once you enter the information of your server , you are connected to the remote computer.
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