How to Connect to My VPS Server using SSH / Shell?

How to Connect to My VPS Server using SSH / Shell?

Below are instructions on how to connect to a server via SSH from Windows, Linux and MAC OS.

Note: All VPSie(s) by default uses port 22 and root user access.

Windows OS

To access SSH:

  1. Download WinSCP http://winscp.net or PuTTY http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/
  2. Enter your IP address and the appropriate port number.
    • Dedicated and VPS – Port 22
  3. Log in with your cPanel username and password. Dedicated and VPS customers have the option of logging in with the root WHM username and password.

Linux OS

To connect to the server via SSH, run the following command from a terminal:

ssh -p 22 root@vpsieIP

Replace root with your username if different ; and  replace vpsieIP with your IP address.

Port 22 is the default for Dedicated and VPS accounts. Dedicated and VPS customers have the option of logging in with the root WHM username and password.

Mac OS

To connect to the server via SSH, run the following command from a terminal:

ssh -p 22 root@vpsieIP

Replace root with your username; and replace vpsieIP with your IP address.

Port 22 is the default for Dedicated and VPS accounts. Dedicated and VPSie(s)  have the option of logging in with the root WHM username and password.

 

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