Secure Shell, also known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol employed to execute commands on a remote web server or to exchange information between a hosting server and a client. Given that the information exchanged by the two sides is encrypted, a third party cannot intercept it, which makes SSH a preferred means of managing an Internet hosting account. The commands that can be executed depend on the type of hosting service. On a shared server, for instance, the options are limited because you won't have root access to the server, so you could only create/move/delete files, set up and unpack archives, export and import databases, and so forth. They're all actions which are executed in the shared hosting account and do not require a higher level of access. By using a virtual or a dedicated server, you shall be able to install server-side software or to restart the machine or just a specific service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted via a command line, and if you do not use a UNIX-like OS, there are tons of applications for other OSs, that you can employ to connect to the remote web server as well.

SSH Telnet in Shared Hosting

SSH access may be permitted with a mouse click via the Hepsia Control Panel if the Linux shared hosting plan which you have chosen offers this feature as standard. If not, you can include it from the Add Services/Upgrades section of your CP and enable it instantly. You will discover all the information and facts which you need within the SSH section of the CP - the host, the port number and the username which you have to use, alongside thorough Help articles where we have listed the commands which you can use within the account and examples of the syntax which you have use. The SSH password could be modified from the very same section at any time with a couple of clicks. As long as SSH access is enabled, you will also be able to connect safely using an FTP client too. With an SFTP connection, all the files you upload shall go through an encrypted connection.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Servers

SSH access is available as standard with some of our semi-dedicated server packages, while with others you may add it from the hosting Control Panel if necessary - even just for the current month. Either way, you could activate and de-activate the feature with just one click via the SSH section of the CP. In the same place, you will discover the server name, the port number and the username needed to connect to our platform. You will also find a box in which you may type in the password that you'd like to use, as it doesn't have to be the same as the one you use to log into the CP. For better security, you can also change it as often as you require. A full list of the commands that can be executed inside a semi-dedicated account is available in our Knowledge Base, together with the syntax and a number of instances. An extra feature after SSH access is activated will be the ability to connect to your hosting space via SFTP using any FTP client that supports this type of connections.

SSH Telnet in VPS Servers

The VPS server packages which we offer include SSH access as standard, not as a paid upgrade or a feature which you should enable. The minute your new server is prepared, you will be able to connect and start working on your content using the login details that you have entered through the order process. A copy of the SSH credentials will be sent to you via email as well. Since your VPS will be isolated from the other ones on the physical hosting server, there aren't any limitations in regards to what you can or cannot do via SSH. You may download, set up and manage any piece of software which will run on a Linux server, reboot your entire server or just a specific software component, and work with files, folders and databases with no restrictions. All you'll require for this is a console or an SSH client on your end.