HOW TO: SSH using PuTTY
Posted by Sugen S. on 08 March 2019 09:41 AM
HOW TO SSH TO THE SERVER
DO NOTE: For our servers, we use SSH PORT: 44200 for security reasons.
Use the following steps to download and open PuTTY:
Configure your connection
Use the following steps to configure your connection:
Accept the key
If this is the first time that you have used PuTTY to log in to your server with SSH, a warning similar to the following one displays:
If you are sure that you have entered the correct information, click Yes.
Subsequent connections do not show this warning because the host key is now cached in the registry of your local computer. You can expect to see that warning, however, if you connect to your server from a different computer.
Enter your username and password
After you accept the warning, the terminal prompts you for your username and password.
If this is the first time that you are logging in to the server, you must log in as the root user.
When you are prompted for the password for the root user, enter the current root password for this server. The password at is not echoed to the screen. Then, press Enter.
If you have entered the correct root password, the prompt responds with a shell prompt:
Now you can work on your server with all permissions.