Does the code "ssh root@use_your_droplet_ip" works in a windows terminal?

Posted August 18, 2021 154 views

I want to create a ghost droplet, I have a windows laptop but I am not sure if I will be able connect the droplet using the command above “"ssh root@” through the terminal program (.cmd) of windows. Thanks in advance for the help provided.

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Hi there,

This will not work with the standard Windows CMD. Instead, you might have to install OpenSSH or alternatively I would recommend using PuTTY as described here: