Step One — Root Login

when I insert this : ssh root@… in windows powershell I can not enter my password and move on Why ???

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Hello there, @dragonheart999

I will recommend you to install an ssh-client like PuTTy on your Windows machine in order to access your droplet via ssh. 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.

If you don’t have PuTTY installed, visit the PuTTY website and choose the Windows installer from the Package files list. Once PuTTY is installed, start the program.

You can check our existing tutorial here:

Regards, Alex

Hello @dragonheart999 ,

What is the error message you are encountering? This should help you a bit more:

Hope this helps!

Cheers, Sri Charan