How Do I Connect to Linux VPS through SSH from Linux and Windows OS? Print

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This article will guide you on logging in to Linux VPS through SSH (Secure Shell) from Linux and Windows Operating systems. You can obtain SSH details from the client area under ‘SSH Details.’

 

From Linux Operating System

1. Open Terminal, type the following command, and press Enter – 

ssh [email protected]

SSH Connection from Terminal in Linux OS

2. You will be prompted to enter the password.

Enter your password and press Enter

Provide Root User's Password for SSH Connection through Terminal


From Windows Operating System

First, you will have to install the Putty Terminal client to connect to SSH from the Windows system

Download the Putty Terminal client here and install it on your Windows system. 

1. Open the Putty Terminal client, and you will see the following window -

SSH Connection from Putty in Windows OS

2. Enter your VPS IP address, check the checkbox SSH, and click on Open.

3. You will be prompted for the password.

Enter your password, and hit Enter.

Provide Root User's Password for SSH Connection through Putty

4. Now, you are connected to your Linux VPS through SSH from the Windows system.



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