Connect to your VPS via SSH on Windows

To connect to your new Linux VPS on Windows, do the following things:

1) Download PuTTY from this link: https://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/x86/putty.exe

2) Open PuTTY up, you should see something like this:

PuTTY Configuration Screen

3) Enter the IP Address you received in your welcome e-mail in the box below "Host Name (or IP address)".

4) If shown this dialog box, press yes:
PuTTY Security Alert

5) It will then come up with a screen similar to below, enter your password (right click to paste) and press return on your keyboard.
Please note that when you type/paste your password in - characters will not show up when you do so.

PuTTY Shell

6) Congratulations! You have logged in to your Linux VPS!


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