How to log in to our droplet on DigitalOcean with PuTTY
PuTTY is an open-source SSH and Telnet client for Windows. It allows you to securely connect to remote servers from a local Windows computer.
What we need:
- Local computer Windows
- One droplet on DigitalOcean running Linux
Step one: installing PuTTY
We can get PuTTY from here.
Step two: configuring PuTTY
When we open up
putty.exe we will see a configuration screen. We will have to add our configurations for our server.
Host Name (or IP address) is the one we can find on our dashboard on DigitalOcean.
Make sure port is set to
Connection type is
Next go to
SSH on the left sidebar, and check
Preferred SSH protocol version to
Now we can save these changes so we don’t have to set them everytime, by going to the
Session (in the left sidebar), and under
Saved Sessions type a name for the settings, and click
Open to open connection.
Alternatively, you can also connect through CL by
Source: How to log into your droplet with putty for windows users - DigitalOcean