How to connect to your VPS server using SSH

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Enter your VPS details
Once you have opened PuTTY it will ask you for the connection details of your server, enter your IP to the hostname box, leave the port box as 22 unless you have configured a custom SSH port and then click the Open button


Select yes on the security alert
If it is your first time connecting to your VPS then you will get a security alert, click the yes button



Enter the username
It will now ask you for a user to login to, by default this is root

Enter your password | For secuirty reasons you wont see the password as you type it
Now it will ask you for your root password, this is what you set on order or when you re-installed your server, if you don’t know what it is you may reset it by following this tutorial.



You should now be logged into your server

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