How to Connect PuTTY
- Download Putty ; https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/latest.html
- Launch the PuTTY SSH client, then enter your server’s SSH IP and SSH Port. Click the Open button to proceed.
- A login as: message will pop-up and asks you to enter your SSH username. For VPS and Server users, this is usually root. After entering your username, press Enter.
- Type your SSH password and press Enter again. For security reasons, the screen won’t show the password but will register what you type.
Congratulations! You have successfully connected to your account using the PuTTY SSH client. You can list all available SSH commands by executing help via the terminal.