I am unabling to log into my account using putty

April 12, 2015 979 views
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Hello there,

Let me know how can I log into my account using putty as I am on windows machine.
I followed this doc and having the same issue as in the comment mentioned (i.e "access denied").

Waiting for your quick reply...

2 Answers

I am not sure if this is the tutorial you followed, if not I would recommend checking this one out.

If you did not set up your droplet with ssh-key based authentication you should receive an email with a default root password. With this you should be able to log in with the following:

Host: Your droplet's IP
Protocol: SSH
Port: 22
User: root
Password: Password that was emailed to you

When you first log in you will be prompted to change your password. After entering your password you will be asked:

  • To enter the temporary password again.
  • To enter a new password
  • To re-type the new password

Once this is done you will have access to your shell.

by Etel Sverdlov
PuTTY is an open-source SSH and Telnet client for Windows. It allows you to securely connect to remote servers from a local Windows computer. This tutorial will cover how to connect to your Droplet from your local Windows computer using PuTTY.

Hello there,

I have set all the configuration as above into the PuTTy and followed the following steps.

  • I click on the load it is prompting the new terminal window
  • Now it asking for "Login as :" then I enter here - root
  • Now it has asked for enter password and when I hit the enter it prompt as "Access denied"

Please help and provide me the solution for it...

  • No one is giving me the answer.
    Please tell me how can i loginto my account using windows machine

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