How to connect to your Cloud Server

  1. Download PuTTY. The "putty.exe" download is good for basic SSH.
  2. Save the download to your C:\WINDOWS folder.
  3. If you want to make a link to PuTTY on your desktop:
    • Open the C:\WINDOWS folder in Windows Explorer.
    • Right click on the putty.exe file and select Send To > Desktop
  4. Double-click on the putty.exe program or the desktop shortcut to launch the application.
  5. Enter your connection settings:

Putty settings.png


  1. Click Open to start the SSH session.
  2. If this is your first time connecting to the server from this computer, you will see the following output. Accept the connection by clicking Yes.
    1. Putty alert.png

    2. Once the SSH Connection is open, you should see a terminal prompt asking for your username:
      
      login as:
      

      Connect with your SSH user of choice.

    3. Next, enter your password. Please note that you will NOT see your cursor moving, or any characters typed when typing your password. This is a standard PuTTY security feature. Hit enter.
      
      Using keyboard-interactive authentication.
      Password:
      
    4. You are now logged into your server with SSH.
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