There are two different Server OS available on our platform. Linux Distribution and Windows Server flavors. Its pretty easy to access any of the two.
In order to access any of your VPS running Linux OS from a windows machine, you will have to use SSH access using server hostname/IP Port number (default is 22), username and password. SSH can be done using Putty. PuTTY is an SSH and telnet client, developed originally by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform. PuTTY is open source software that is available with source code and is developed and supported by a group of volunteers. You can download putty here:
To access from a Linux terminal
To access Windows server from a windows machine can be done using Remote Desktop Connection. This is a default application on Windows and uses Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) port 3389. Enter Username (Default is Administrator) and password. and Click Connect
To access Windows server from Linux terminal:
- Open a command shell using xterm
- Type ‘rdesktop’ at the command prompt to see if you have rdesktop installed
- If rdesktop is installed, then proceed. Otherwise, you will need to install the rdesktop package for your flavor of Linux.
- Type ‘rdesktop’ followed by your server’s IP address. Then press Enter.
$ rdesktop 188.8.131.52