How do I connect using SSH (Putty)?

This article applies to 123-reg Linux VPS hosting


This article will explain how you can use the Putty SSH client to access your 123-reg Linux VPS server.

To Access Your Server using the Putty SSH Client:

1

Open Putty and enter your Hostname or IP Address in the Hostname or IP Address field. The default port will be 22.

2

Click on the Open button to open the command line window.

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3

In the command line window type in the SSH username at the login as prompt and press enter on your keyboard.

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4

In the command line window type in the SSH password at the login as prompt and press enter on your keyboard.

5

You should now be logged into your VPS server using SSH access.

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