Configure PuTTY for Vantage Connections | Teradata Vantage on AWS (DIY) - 2.2 - Configuring PuTTY for Teradata Software on AWS Connections - Teradata Vantage on AWS

Teradata Vantageā„¢ on AWS (DIY) Installation and Administration Guide

Teradata Vantage on AWS
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May 2021
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PrerequisiteThis procedure assumes you have PuTTY and the PuTTY Key Generator (PuTTYgen) installed.
You can configure PuTTY to allow connections to Vantage instances.
  1. From the AWS console, select EC2 > Instances.
  2. Record the Public IP of the instance to which you want to connect.
  3. Convert your *.pem file to a *.ppk file.
    1. Run PuTTYgen.
    2. Select Conversions > Import key.
    3. Select the Amazon key pair *.pem file that was created when you deployed the instance, and click Open.
    4. At Actions, select Save private key, and save your key in *.ppk format.
  4. From your desktop, run PuTTY.
  5. Under Category, select Session.
  6. At Host Name, enter the public IP address you previously recorded.
  7. At Port, type 22.
  8. Back under Category, select SSH > AUTH.
  9. At Private key file for authentication, select Browse and navigate to the *.ppk file you created.
  10. Select Open and log in as ec2-user.