Use the ssh command to connect to your instance. Specify your username and the external IP address for the instance that you want to connect to.
Download Prive Key from client area and save it to your workstation
For this example, the private key is at ~/.ssh/my-ssh-key.
ssh -i ~/.ssh/my-ssh-key USERNAME@IP_ADDRESS
- USERNAME is your username
- IP_ADDRESS is the IP for your Cloud Server.
If the connection is successful, you can use the terminal to run commands on your instance.
When you are done, use the exit command to disconnect from the instance.