29 Nov

How to SSH to a Linux Server

1 Introduction
SSH is a cryptographic network protocol for operating network services securely over an unsecured network. This tutorial shows how to SSH to a Linux server via Putty.exe.

2 Open the Putty.exe

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3 Enter the Server IP (Host Name (or IP address)) and Port number (if it’s not the default 22), then Click Open

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Putty screen 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 Click on Yes

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Putty_Screen_3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 Enter Username and Password
User name: administrator (for Ubuntu) or root (for CentOS)

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