Now you should be able to connect to your server using its hostname e. The RDP session will be established within a few seconds automatically. Alternatively, you might choose a few options beforehand e. If you determine issues while connecting to your server, please find enclosed some information about how to fix them:. Please contact the server administrator. Obviously, a terminal service was installed on your server and no active licence server has been assigned yet. After the grace period of 90 respectively days, all temporarily licences will be deleted and all further RDP logins will be rejected. To fix this issue, you either have to delete the terminal service or the affected Windows Registry key.
Connecting to Your Linux Instance Using SSH
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Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin and open source topics. Hub for Good Supporting each other to make an impact. Write for DigitalOcean You get paid, we donate to tech non-profits. If your headless, or remote, VPS is visible over the Internet, you should use public key authentication instead of passwords, if at all possible. This is because SSH keys provide a more secure way of logging in compared to using a password alone. While a password can eventually be cracked with a brute-force attack , SSH keys are nearly impossible to decipher by brute force alone. With public key authentication, every computer has i a public and ii a private "key" two mathematically-linked algorithms that are effectively impossible to crack. Key-based authentication is the most secure of several modes of authentication usable with OpenSSH, such as plain passwords and Kerberos tickets. Other authentication methods are only used in very specific situations.
Use the following command to set the file permissions so that only you can read the file:. For Ubuntu images, the default username is ubuntu. If the instance uses a key pair that was generated by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure , use the following procedure. If this is the first time you are using this key pair, you must set the file permissions so that only you can read the file. Do the following:. If you are using a private key file generated during the instance creation process you need to convert the file to a. Click Load , and select the private key generated when you created the instance.