Using Putty to SSH to Server
Posted on October 23rd, 2015
How to connect to putty?
Download PuTTY from this site
You will see many options but for Windows, the “putty.exe” download is enough.
Have a look at the screenshot below.
You will also need your SSH login credentials.
Save the download to your C:\WINDOWS folder.
Now launch the application. If you have used IDM to download it, you can just click on the download log to get it started.
Now enter your connection settings as shown in the screenshot below:
Host Name: yourdomain.com OR s00000.gridserver.com
Port: 22 (leave as default)
Connection Type: SSH (leave as default)
Click Open to start the SSH session.
If this is your first time doing this you will see an error message. Click on Yes to confirm the connection.
Once the SSH Connection is open, you should see a terminal prompt asking for your username:
Enter your primary domain, yourdomain.com
Next you will be asked your password. When you type the password you will see that the cursor doesn’t move. This is a standard putty security feature.
You are now logged in and can begin typing commands at the prompt.