How to login to your CloudStick server from Windows?
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 https://www.putty.org/
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: