Connect to your instance with SSH keys overview

Create a Key Pair

When you launch a new instance, SSH keys are the only method of connecting to the new instance at first. You can create and import an SSH key into your DreamCompute project using the following article from DreamHost.

Create an instance

Once you have your SSH key created and imported into the DreamCompute dashboard, you can go ahead and create an instance using one of the tutorials below.

When creating the instance, make sure to select the Key Pair you wish to use on the Access & Security tab.

Logging into your instance

To log in, you'll need the default user and IP Address of the instance.

Finally, select the article below that corresponds to your operating system for instructions on how to log in using your Key Pair.

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