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Windows VPS, short for a virtual private server, is a virtual machine you can use as an environment committed to your web projects. It is scaled to offer the assets you want, making it significantly more reasonable than a committed server, however offering you complete command over its organization and design.

How to access Windows VPS through RDP

This article reveals how to install Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) on your server. Remote Desktop Connection is pre-installed on all Windows systems and gives you direct access to your server's graphics area. Kindly continue as follows:

  • Open the Remote Desktop Connection

    • For Windows 7: Start > All Programs > Accessories > Remote Desktop Connection.

    • For Windows 8: On the Home screen, type Remote Desktop Connection, and afterwards, click Remote Desktop Connection in the rundown of results.

    • For Windows 10: On the taskbar, click the pursuit box and type Remote Desktop Connection. Select the Remote Desktop Connection application. (Windows 7 or Windows 8) or Show options (Windows 8 or Windows 10) in the Remote Desktop Connection window.

  • Type the IP address of your server.

  • In the User name field, enter the client name.

  • Click Connect, The Windows Security window will open.

  • Enter the secret key and snap OK.

  • Suppose this is whenever you first associate with the ideal server, or on the other hand, on the off chance that you don't save the association information. In that case, you should affirm the association with Yes.

BOOM, The remote desktop connection is now established.

A Linux server is a server based on the Linux open-source working framework. It offers organizations a minimal expense choice for conveying content, applications and administrations to their customers. Since Linux is open-source, clients likewise advantage from a solid local area of assets and promoters.

As soon as you have created your new Linux Server, it would help if you connected it securely with your local computer. This series discusses setting up a Secure Shell (SSH) connection from a Microsoft® Windows® computer to a Linux® server using a client tool called PuTTY.

What is PuTTy, and how to use it to connect to a Linux Server?

PuTTY is an easy-to-use, free, reputable, and simple-to-install SSH client software.

In this article, the steps and examples are based on Windows XP with Service Pack 2. Different versions of Windows may use slightly different methods.

  • Start PuTTY by downloading and opening the program from the PuTTY website.

  • Verify the license requirements.

  • Launch PuTTY.

  • Enter the IP address of your Cloud Server in the Host Name field of the PuTTY Configuration window to configure your connection: Set the connection type to SSH and enter the IP address of your Cloud Server in the Host Name field.

  • Click Open.

  • Accept the key

  • If this is your first time using PuTTY to connect to your server with SSH, the following warning will appear:-

    (Your computer's host key isn't cached in the registry. Therefore, you have no guarantee the server is what you think it is. The server's RSA2 key fingerprint is: (string). If you trust this host, hit **Yes** to add the key to PuTTY's cache and carry on connecting. If you do not trust this host, you can hit Cancel to end the connection. If you want to connect once without adding the key to the store, press No.)

  • You can click Yes if you are sure that you entered the correct information. Subsequent connections won't display the warning because the host key will be cached in the registry.

  • Enter your username and password.

  • The terminal then asks you for your username and password after you accept the warning.

  • Logging in as the root user is required if your first time accessing the server is required.

  • When you are prompted for the password for the root user, enter the current root password for this server. There is no display of the password on the screen. Then, press Enter.

If you have entered the correct root password, the prompt responds with a shell prompt:

[root@yourservername ~]# And you get connected to the server; now, you can work on your server with all permissions.

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