® or Apple Macintosh operating systems are embedded with an SSH client. On Microsoft Windows
operating systems, you can download PuTTY from the PuTTY download site. You can also download PuTTYgen for generating your own key pairs. See the Related information
section in this topic for a link to the download site.
After you install the PuTTY client on your local computer, you can securely connect to your instance of the IBM
® Collaboration QuickStart for Social Business on the IBM
SoftLayer. To connect to your instance, do the following steps.
Parent topic: Accessing your instance
- Do the following steps to connect to your instance:
- Start PuTTY.
- In the Host name (or IP address) field, type the IP address of your instance.
- Click Open. You are now connected to your instance.
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