How do I get access to my Windows VPS or Forex VPS?

4th September, 2013 by

If you’ve just purchased a new Windows VPS or Forex VPS and your not sure how to get into it this is a quick guide to get you up and running.

  1. Option 1 – Browser access Via the Terminal
  2. Option 2 – Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) from Windows

Browser access Via the Console

The simplest way to access your new Windows Server is to log on to the ServerMule console. From the Server Management screen their is a button to launch the Server Terminal window.

Here are some screen shots to you show the way.

First select the Server to manage from your services list.

ServerMule Service List
ServerMule Service List


From the Manage Server screen select the Server Terminal button.

ServerMule Manage VPS Screen
ServerMule Manage VPS Screen


You Virtual Machine Terminal will now be displayed in a pop up window.

Virtual Machine Terminal
Virtual Machine Terminal


You can then log in with your administrator username and password.

RDC from Windows

To access your VPS directly from a Windows PC you will use the Windows Remote Desktop Client.

  • Click on the Start Menu
  • In the search box type Remote Desktop Connection
  • Click on the “Remote Desktop Connection” to open it
  • Remote Desktop Application searc
    Remote Desktop Application searc


    Type the ip address of your server and click ok.

    Putty Confiuguration Screen
    Putty Confiuguration Screen


    The login window of you server will now appear for you to take control.

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Daniel has been an evangelist for internet applications and infrastructure for over 15 years. A graduate of the university of Wollongong Computer Science department, he has delivered projects in complex applications ranging from Flight Center's corporate bookings engine to Macquarie Bank's equities trading platform.

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