Last updated on: 2019-01-10
Authored by: Rackspace Support
To work with your cloud server you must establish a connection to it from your local computer. How you make the connection depends on the server’s operating system and your desktop operating system.
Use Secure Shell (SSH) to log in to your Linux® server. For connection instructions, see the appropriate article for your desktop operating system:
Use Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to log in to your Windows® server. For connection instructions, see the appropriate article for your desktop operating system:
If you can’t connect to your cloud server remotely by using SSH or RDP, you can access your server by using the console in the Cloud Control Panel.
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