How to Connect to a Linux VM using Putty

Connect with PuTTY

If you installed the  PuTTY download package and previously generated a PuTTY private key (.ppk file), you can connect to the Linux VM with PuTTY.

  1. Start PuTTy.
  2. Fill in the host name or IP address of your VM from the Azure portal:

    Open new PuTTY connection

  3. Before selecting Open, click Connection SSH Auth tab. Browse to and select your PuTTY private key (.ppk file):

    Select your PuTTY private key for authentication

  4. Click Open to connect to your VM.

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