How to Login with VPS or Dedicated Server on Windows Using Putty

Are you struggled for a speed up your website? and screw up!!! and change your Normal hosting to VPS !! Great, VPS is a Virtual Private Server  which is used to host your site on dedicated server, but most of the people are unknown from how to setup VPS and boost speed site. Some of the people having question related VPS like “How am I going to connect to my sever, since I have no cpanel to type my username and password.”

So, here we explain all the detail step by step, follow the below steps to setup your site in VPS.

How to Login with VPS or Dedicated Server Using Putty:

to establish your new connection between client and server, you have must putty to establish a new connection

so here i will explain how to use them correctly in order to communicate securely with your server and setup your site on VPS.

Installing and Configuring PuTTY in Windows :

Whenever we buy VPS there is already installed OpenSSH, we have need to install PuTTY before you can connect to your server. Go to PuTTY’s official download page and download the installer file which looks like [putty-x.xx-installer.exe].

After successfully downloading it, install as you would install any Windows program; just make sure to install it only for the current user, especially if your PC is used by many users. Once the install is finished, launch PuTTY and a configuration window will appear to you.


Now Just Follow the below Steps to proceed further.

Step 1: Login to your Host Account(Interserver, Godaddy, etc.)

Step 2: Enter IP Address of your VPS.

Step 3: COPY that IP Address from your VPS and PASTE it into Putty and click on OPEN Button.

Step 4: After that you can see the Black Screen where you have to enter your Server Id and Password for Authentication

You may ask for a “login as “, you have to enter Just “root” and enter your VPS Password(not enter your hosting account credentials.)

Root Access

Yippi You got a new Connection…!!!!


For every Linux User, the command line might differ slightly, but basically they all have the same syntax and structure.


I hope that you have getting the basic concepts behind remote connection to a server and why security matters so much in the ever crowded insecure internet world and how SSH helps you maintain that.


Most powerful Basic Linux commands

This post I write to explain some of the most used Linux commands and basic usage of their. All these commands should be entered at the command prompt and you must press the ENTER button to execute the desired command. all Linux commands are case sensitive.


chmod [options] mode file(s)

This command is used to Changes the access permissions.

The mode parameter has three parts: group, access, and access type. group accepts the following characters:

  • u
  • user
  • g
  • group
  • o
  • others

The access type is controlled by the following options:

  • r
  • read
  • w
  • write
  • x

eXecute — executing files or changing to the directory.

  • s

Set uid bit — the application or program is started as if it were started by the owner of the file.


For access, access is granted by the + symbol and denied by the – symbol.


This is one of the best and most powerful commands in Linux. You can download any file on the web if you have specific URL to your Linux Machine using wget command.

Just enter the file location after wget in the terminal and you will get that file downloaded. Here is the sample,


After doing that, Hit the enter button and you will get it working if the location of the file is correct


cd is a most important command in Linux, By using cd, you can navigate throughout your computer. For example, I am currently at var directory and you want to visit HTML folder placed in www directory in home. I will use below-given command,

cd www/html


ls is also one of the most common commands in Linux. It is because it is just used to get the list of the files and directories stored in the current directory.

For example, you are in the home directory in your Linux machine. Just enter ls and hit the enter key. You will get the list of the files and folders stored in the home directory.