Connect SSH via Windows

Connect SSH via Windows Operating System. Please take note of the pre-requisites:

Step 1. Open PuTTy.

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Step 2. Run the application. If you wish for the system to automatically open the application the next time you click on PuTTy, tick the check box “Always ask  before opening this file”.

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Step 3. In the PuTTY Configuration, click on the + sign next to SSH and click Auth ( number 1 and 2 as seen in the image below).

Step 4. Click on Browse and locate your key.ppk file (number 3 as seen in the image below).

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Step 5. Click on Session (number 4 as seen in the image below).

Step 6. Enter the Host Name (or IP address) which is your server (number 5 as seen in the image below).

Step 7. Enter the port number 22 (number 6 as seen in the image below).

Step 8. Select SSH for the connection type (number 7 as seen in the image below).

Step 9. Enter any name under the Save Sessions field (number 8 as seen in the image below).

Step 10. Click on Save button (number 9 as seen in the image below).

Step 11. You will see your name in the Default Settings box. Select on your name and click Load button(number 10 as seen in the image below).

Step 12. Click on Open button (number 11 as seen in the image below).

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Step 13. You will be asked for your username which is root.

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Step 14. Enter the passphrase (password you have set for the SSH login). The password will not show on your screen. Please carefully type in the information since this is case sensitive. Press Enter on your keyboard.passphrase-putty

You are now connected to SSH.

Do not hesitate to contact our support team if you have further questions.

Connect SSH via Windows

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