Now that we can connect to the BeagleBone, let’s get a SSH session running. To do this, you will need to use a SSH client, which is no problem if you are a Linux or Max user as these are available from a Terminal window.
If you are a Windows user, then you will need to download Putty from here: http://www.putty.org/
Having downloaded and installed Putty (its a single file called putty.exe), run the program.
Enter the IP address 192.168.7.2 and click ‘Connect’. You will then get a security warning:
.. after which you will receive the login prompt. Log in with a username of ‘root’ and no password (just hit return).