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  • How do I connect to a VPS via SSH?

  • Therefore, you must connect through SSH, also known as 鈥渟ecure shell,鈥?which is a text-based shell session, allowing you to send commands to your VPS鈥檚 command prompt. Enter the IP address of your VPS into the 鈥淗ost Name (or IP address) field.

  • How do I SSH to an IPv6 server?

  • If SSHing to a hostname instead of an IP address, you can force SSH to use IPv6 with the -6 option. Many systems currently have both IPv4 and IPv6 network interfaces, and if you don鈥檛 specify which one you wish to connect to, the connection may default to IPv4. That鈥檚 about all there is to it.

  • How do I find the IPv6 address of my VPS?

  • The first step is to identify the IPv6 address and the IPv6 gateway assigned to your server. There are two ways of doing this: Log in to the OVHcloud Control Panel, and open the Bare Metal Cloud section. Click Virtual Private Servers in the services bar on the left-hand side, then choose the VPS server concerned.

  • How to SSH to a hostname instead of an IP?

  • If SSHing to a hostname instead of an IP address, you can force SSH to use IPv6 with the -6 option. Many systems currently have both IPv4 and IPv6 network interfaces, and if you don鈥檛 specify which one you wish to connect to, the connection may default to IPv4. $ ssh -6 [email protected] That鈥檚 about all there is to it.