How do I connect to my VPS server using Remote Desktop Connection?

Remote Desktop Connection is a program available with most Microsoft Operating systems that allows you to make a connection to your server Windows Server. This connection allows you to access your server directly from a remote location, as if you were sitting in front of the machine.
To connect to your server using Remote Desktop Connection, please follow these steps:

1. Click Start, Programs, Accessories, Communications, Remote Desktop Connection.

2. In the Computer field, type the IP address or hostname of the server you are trying to connect to.


3. Click Connect. After a few moments the Log On to Windows dialog box will appear.

4. Enter your user name and password and click OK. The Remote Desktop window will open and you will see the desktop of your server.

Note: Be sure you select Log Off and NOT Shutdown. If you select Shutdown it will shutdown your server and tech support will need to manually restart your server.

For Linux Server use SSH to connect, see how to connect with SSH