How to login to your CloudStick server from Windows?

Server Management

This article provides steps for connecting to a cloud server from a computer running Windows by using Secure Shell. It also discusses generating an SSH key and adding a public key to the server.

PuTTY is a client-side terminal emulator software more popularly called SSH-client used widely in Windows machine to connect to the Servers. In really simple terms: you run PuTTY on a Windows machine, and you wanted to connect to the server, Putty opens a window.

Steps 1: Download putty for Windows from the official site

Step 2: Launch the puttygen


Step 3: This is the step where you generate a Public/Private Key pair


You would require to generate the keys and save it in your workstation.

Step4: Make sure you configure the path of the private key in

open Putty >>Conections>>SSH>>Auth


Step 5: Now, you would require to add the public key to the CloudStick SSH keys so that you can take SSH access by the key authentication method.





Step 6: Open putty and add the server IP in the Hostname or IP address section and then, make sure the private key path is intact.


Step 7: You will be able to see the server: