How to login VPS with Putty (Windows/Linux)


For my friend who first rented VPS certainly still confused how to login to the vps with putty SSH. Below are the steps to login to the server (VPS).

How do I connect VPS With Putty using SSH:

  1. Download Putty  Click Here
  2. Run Putty (no installation necessary)
  3. Fill IP Server in the Host Name , the port does not need to be changed remains 22.

vps with putty


  1. Click Open, a black screen (or called console) will appear soon
  2. If an alert (security warning) click “Yes”
  3. Login as : fill root . Root (with lower case / lowercase) is a user with the power of Karthick on a Linux server. Only root user who can create, remove, install and configure applications.
  4. When asked to fill in a password, please copy the text you store server password (select> right click> copy) and then right-click once on a screen area of Putty.  Take a good look this way !!! Once the password text copied, bring the cursor into black screen area and RIGHT CLICK ONCE.The password will not appear on the screen but actually paste the password already there. Then press enter.
  5. After successfully logged in you will find a prompt at root @ hostname ~ # which means the server is ready to accept the command you want to run. Copy then right click once on the screen area Putty. Take a good look at this way !!!. Once the password text is copied, bring the cursor into the black screen area and RIGHT CLICK ONCE. Password will not appear on the screen but actually the password is paste there. Then press ENTER.

    If all the phases of the way the VPS login with Putty is done correctly is actually everything is running smoothly, if there is still a problem please contact the service provider VPS server where you rent the VPS. Hopefully my article is useful. Thanks for reading.

LEGAL WARNING: Use of VPS with PuTTY, PSCP, PSFTP and Plink is illegal in countries where encryption is outlawed. We believe it is legal to use PuTTY, PSCP, PSFTP and Plink in England and Wales and in many other countries, but we are not lawyers, and so if in doubt you should seek legal advice before downloading it. You may find useful information at, which collects information on cryptography laws in many countries, but we can’t vouch for its correctness.


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