How to Connect to a Remote VPS on Windows Using PuTTY: A Step-by-Step Guide

Learn how to connect to a remote VPS on Windows using PuTTY with this easy-to-follow step-by-step guide. Ensure secure and efficient remote access to your VPS by following our detailed instructions.


PuTTY is widely used for connecting to Linux devices (such as VPS and dedicated servers) from Windows using the SSH protocol.

Instructions for establishing a secure connection to VPS and servers using SSH:

1. Download putty.exe from this  link 

2. Install the downloaded file on your windows.

3. Log in to your client area 

4. Navigate to your VPS/server.


5. Get your VPS/server data as shown on the below mentioned photo.


6. To connect to your VPS/server using putty, launch putty, select session, insert your server IP, ssh port (default 22) then hit open button as shown on the below mentioned photo.


7. Accept PuTTY security alert


6. A pop up window will open to ask you about the username and password (note that to past the password, you need only to press right click then do enter)


7. ssh session will open connecting you to your VPS/server.

Finally, Connecting to your VPS over secure shell (ssh) is an easy process. do not forget to secure your connection by disable ssh for root user and change port 22.

Administrator June 13, 2024
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