Secure Shell, also known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol that is used to execute commands on a remote server or to exchange info between a hosting server and a client. Due to the fact that the info exchanged by the 2 sides is protected, a third party simply cannot intercept it, which makes SSH a favored means of handling a web hosting account. The commands which may be executed are determined by the type of hosting service. On a shared hosting server, in particular, the possibilities are limited since you shall not have root access to the hosting server, so you can just create/move/delete files, create and unpack archives, export and import databases, etc. These are all actions that are executed in the shared hosting account and don't require a higher level of access. By using a virtual or a dedicated server, you shall have the ability to set up server-side software or to restart the web server or just a particular service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted with a command line, but if you don't employ a UNIX-like OS, there are a number of applications for other OSs, which you can employ to connect to the remote hosting server as well.

SSH Telnet in Cloud Hosting

When you have a cloud hosting account with our company and you want to handle your content remotely through SSH, you may get SSH access to the account via your Hepsia Control Panel. If your plan does not provide this feature by default, you can easily add it with several mouse clicks via the Upgrades menu. Within the SSH section of the CP, you will see the host, the port number and the username which you should use when you connect to the account. You can even choose what password you would want to use, considering that it does not have to be the same as the one for your account. We've prepared numerous Help articles in which you may find all of the commands that you will be able to use with a shared hosting package, as well as examples of how they're used. Moreover, if SSH access is permitted for your account, you will be able to establish a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection via a standard client like FileZilla, for instance.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Servers

SSH access is available as standard with some of our semi-dedicated server solutions, while with others you will be able to add it through the hosting CP if needed - even only for the current month. In any case, you are able to activate and de-activate the function with just one mouse click via the SSH section of the CP. In the same location, you will discover the server name, the port number and the username required to connect to our platform. You shall also find a box where you can easily type in the password that you'd like to use, because it doesn't need to be the same as the one you use to log into the Control Panel. For better security, you could also change it as frequently as you require. The full list of the commands that can be executed within a semi-dedicated account is available in our Knowledge Base, together with the syntax and a few examples. An extra feature after SSH access is allowed will be the ability to connect to your hosting space via SFTP through any FTP client that supports this type of connections.