How to connect linux box from Windows
Connecting via PuTTY is very simple
Download PuTTY and install
Provide firstname.lastname@example.org (user@ip address), This info can be saved and loaded as and when needed for quick access. Default port is 22. AWS provides something like ubuntu@ec2-…. for user@ip address.
After connecting to the remote server, it will ask for a password (for non-AWS machines). After logging in with the correct password, the session is created.