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Connecting via SSH to a VPS or dedicated server

Retrieve login information

To connect via SSH to your VPS or dedicated server, you need :

  • The IP address of the server
  • The root password

This information was sent to you by e-mail, when your VPS or your dedicated server. If you did not receive this information, contact technical supportvia our ticket system to obtain a new password.

Connecting via an SSH client

From MacOS or Linux

You need to open a terminal on your system and type :
ssh root@ip.de.votre.serveur

From Windows

You need an SSH client.
We recommend the SSH client Putty which is free and light, available at this address : Download Putty
To connect via Putty, open the software and fill in the boxes as follows:

  • Host Name (or IP address) : ip.de.votre.serveur
  • Port : 22

Then click on the "Open" button at the bottom of the software window.

Change SSH password

To change the password, you must first connect to the server, then type the command :
passwd

Updated on 27 May 2020

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