Connect to your server via SSH

To use PuTTY to connect to your server via SSH, perform the following steps:

Step 1: Download and install the PuTTY client http://www.putty.org/

Step 2: From the Windows Start menu, open the client.

Step 3: In the Session interface, enter the hostname or IP address of the server in the Host Name (or IP address) text box.

Step 4: Enter the Port number in the Port text box.

Note: Make certain that you select the SSH protocol.

Step 5: Click Open.

Step 6: Enter root as the login name.

Step 7: Enter the root password.