Connect to servers via SSH (Windows)
You log in to your servers via SSH to manage them through command line/shell/bash.
You can use any application, but this document will show you how to use PuTTY on Windows.
- From the PuTTY website, download, install, and then launch PuTTY.
- In the Host name (or IP address) field, enter your server's public IP address.
- Make sure the Port field is set to 22, and the Connection type is set to SSH.
- Enter any login names, passwords, or passphrases you're prompted for.
Note: If you set up an SSH key without a passphrase, you will be logged in automatically.
You can now run commands on your server.
- Once you've configured your server, see Point your domain name to a server