How to connect using ssh to my Cloud Server

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Preface

SSH protocol lets users access remote machines trough a network. Thanks to SSH, you can connect to your Cloud Server and run commands as if you were in from of the machine with a keyboard and a screen.

Steps

1. Access your Gigas Panel to gather your root password and the IP of your Cloud Server.

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Windows

2. Download Putty SSH client

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You can download it using the first or the second link:

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3. Connect to your Cloud Server with the gathered data using the just-downloaded Putty client:

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Accept the security warning. If you press "Yes" this warning will not be shown again in later connections to this Cloud Server:

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Input the password from step 1:

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Mac OS

2. Open Finder > Applications > Utilities > Terminal

3. From Terminal, connect using ssh with the data gathered in step 1:

ssh root@Cloud_Server_ip

For example:

ssh root@192.168.0.1

A warning will be shown asking you to verify the authenticity of the server key. You can input "yes" and press Enter.

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Afterwards, you will have to input the root password you gathered on step 1. You should be connected by now:

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Linux

2. Verify you have a SSH client installed on you system

2.1 For Redhat-based distributions including Centos and Fedora, you can run this command:

rpm -qa | grep openssh

Packages named "openssh-clients" and "openssh" should be listed.

2.2 For debian-based distributions such as Ubuntu, you can run this command:

dpkg -l | grep openssh-client

A package named "openssh-client" should be listed:

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3. Connect to your Cloud Server using the data gathered on step 1:

ssh root@Cloud_Server_ip

For example:

ssh root@192.168.0.1

A warning will be shown asking you to check the authenticity of your Cloud Server key. You can input "yes" and press Enter.

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Afterwards, you will have to input the root password you gathered on step 1. You should be connected by now:

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