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It seems that my VPS doesn't have SSH installed(I'm not sure yet), because I get no response from the server, and I cant ping it. So I think this is weird, because I cant control my VPS by anyway.

When I try to connect i get connection timeout, and no route to host.
I'm running Ubuntu 12.04LTS.
The way I'm trying to connect is ssh user@ipv4address. Hope this helps.

So , I wanted to know:

  1. How to make sure I don't have SSH installed on my server?
  2. How to install that, is this something should come with the OS template itself?

I tried searching for answers, but I was out of luck.

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Please, for the person who's downvoting - may I know the reason of the downvote? Since I did my homework, I searched alot, tried, and even changed OS before asking here. –  Rev3rse Jul 24 '12 at 12:22
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Most VPS providers offer a way to get a remote console on your linux instance. For instance, if you use Rimuhosting, you would follow these procedures.

Short answer: Get a remote console on the server and do what you need to do to fix it.

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Well, what if the VPS provider doesn't have a remote console? –  Rev3rse Jul 24 '12 at 12:06
    
Then you need to get help from your VPS provider to fix whatever is wrong. Honestly, we can't help at this point if there is no console or network connectivity –  Mike Pennington Jul 24 '12 at 12:15
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@AzizAG Get a new VPS provider. –  EEAA Jul 24 '12 at 13:04
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