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Archive | October 20, 2017
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How to login to your Linux instance

Access your cloud server via PuTTY clientPrerequisite: Have PuTTY installed. You can download and install PuTTY from here.Obtain and convert your private key file to .ppk format. You may refer to the tutorial here if you have not done so.Step 1: Start PuTTY (from the Start menu, choose All Programs > PuTTY > PuTTY). Step 2: In the Category pane, select Session and in the Host Name box, enter user_name@public_dns_name.Note: […]

How to convert .pem private key file to .ppk format

Converting your private key using PuTTYgenPrerequisite:If you do not have PuTTY installed, download and install PuTTY from here. PuTTYgen is included in the PuTTY installation.Obtain the private key (the private key is in .pem file format). Step 1: Launch PuTTYgen (for example, from the Start menu, choose All Programs > PuTTY > PuTTYgen). Step 2: Choose Load to the .pem private key file […]

How to obtain your cloud server private key file – Linux instance

How to obtain your cloud server private key file – Linux instancePrerequisite:Register a Customer Portal account. You can find the tutorial here.Make sure that your cloud server is a Linux instance (eg: CentOS, Ubuntu). If your instance is Windows-based, follow this tutorial instead. Step 1: Go to your registered email address and download the ZIP file containing […]