Question

How do I ssh into my windows machine from the droplet.

Posted October 22, 2017 3.5k views
MiscellaneousFirewallIPv6Ubuntu 16.04

I have setup a ssh service with freesshd, and when i try to ssh intro my windows machine i get “network unreachable”, i have made firewall rules for port 22 and still no clue.

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

×
Submit an Answer
3 answers

Does it work from other places?

can you ping the windows machine from the droplet? “Network unreachable” sounds like it can’t find the machine, not a connection problem.

Are you sure your windows machine is visible from the internet?

Hello, konkovac

You can double-check the IP address of your Windows machine and make sure that you’re using the correct IP when you try to establish a connection via ssh.

In theory you should still be able to ping the IP address. It might be a firewall issue when connecting to port 22, but the ping should work fine if ICMP connections are not blocked from the ISP.

Regards,
Alex