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.

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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.