Connecting to Windows Instance Using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)

  1. Obtain the Instance IP Address:

    • Once your instance is deployed successfully, locate the assigned IP address.

  2. Open Remote Desktop Connection:

    • On your local Windows machine, press Win + R to open the Run dialog.

    • Type mstsc and press Enter to open the Remote Desktop Connection tool.

  3. Enter the IP Address:

    • In the Remote Desktop Connection window, enter the IP address of your instance in the "Computer" field.

  4. Click Connect:

    • Click the "Connect" button to initiate the connection.

  5. Enter Credentials:

    • You'll be prompted to enter your username and password for the Windows instance. Provide the necessary credentials and click "OK."

  6. Remote Desktop Session:

    • Once authenticated, you should be connected to your Windows instance via RDP.

Connecting to Linux Instance from Windows; Using Putty

  1. Download and Install Putty:

    • Download Putty from the official website: Putty Download

    • Install Putty on your local Windows machine.

  2. Open Putty:

    • Launch Putty after installation.

  3. Enter IP Address:

    • In the Putty configuration window, enter the IP address of your Linux instance in the "Host Name" field.

  4. Specify Connection Type:

    • Choose the connection type (usually SSH).

  5. Click Open:

    • Click the "Open" button to initiate the connection.

  6. Provide Credentials:

    • When prompted, enter your Linux instance username and password.

    You should now have a successful SSH connection to your Linux instance using Putty.

Connecting to Linux Instance Using Console (MacOS/Linux)

  1. Open Terminal:

    • On MacOS, you can find Terminal in the Applications > Utilities folder.

    • On Linux, you can typically find it in the Applications menu or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Alt + T to open a terminal.

  2. Use SSH Command:

    • In the terminal, use the following command to connect to your Linux instance:

      ssh username@instance_ip_address
    • Replace username with your actual Linux instance username and instance_ip_address with the IP address of your instance.

  3. Provide Credentials:

    • Press Enter and you'll be prompted to enter the password for the specified username.

  4. SSH Connection:

    • Upon successful authentication, you should now have a secure shell (SSH) connection to your Linux instance.

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