How to connect to your VPS using SSH
Secure shell(ssh)is a network protocol for secure data communication with your server.
We describe how to connect to your vps using ssh from Windows OS.
If you on MAC/Linux you can use built-in "Terminal" for it (type "ssh <ip>" or "ssh root@<ip>" in Terminal and enter password on request).
To connect to your server use ssh client like putty(the most usable free ssh client). You can use any other ssh client , for example SecureCRT is really gr8 if you need to manage a lot of linux hosts but it;s not for free.
1. Download putty and run it.
2. In a window appeared enter your server IP or domain name, ssh port (22 by default).
3. Press "Open".
Enter username, for example: root.
Note that putty does not show password entering process, you will not see anything like "*******" but don't worry and continue.
Press enter. If login is successful, you will be connected like below:
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