How to connect to your Server or VPS on Windows, Linux, Mac or Android

This post shows how you can connect to your VPS or dedicated server by SSH.

In this tutorial we will show you how to connect to your Dedicated Server or VPS, with your computer, using Windows, Linux or Mac. Usually the primary username of a VPS or dedicated server is root.

How to connect to your Server or VPS on Linux and Mac

1. Open your Terminal or Console.

2. Type ssh user@ip where user is your server username, and ip is your server IP address or hostname. Example: ssh root@192.168.0.181 or ssh root@example.com

3. Enter your password, then press enter. You are connected to the server.

How to connect to your Server or VPS on Windows

1. Download this software, named Putty (click here to download).

2. Open Putty and type the IP address of your server at Host Name (or IP address), then press Open.

3. Enter your username and password, then press enter. You are connected to your server.

How to connect to your Server or VPS on Android

1. Install this app, called JuiceSSH – SSH Client (click here to download).

2. Create a new connection with your server IP address and username.

3. Enter your password and you are connected to your server.

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