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.
- Start PuTTy.
- Fill in the host name or IP address of your VM from the Azure portal:
- Before selecting Open, click Connection > SSH > Auth tab. Browse to and select your PuTTY private key (.ppk file):
- Click Open to connect to your VM.