SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol which is used to connect to a web server and conduct various tasks using a command line. The protocol is popular with many knowledgeable users, as the data transmitted over it is encrypted, so it cannot be intercepted on the way by a third party. SSH access may be used for a number of things with regards to the type of web hosting account. With a shared hosting account, in particular, SSH is one of the ways to import/export a database or to upload a file when the hosting server permits it. If you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH can be used for practically anything - you can install software or restart specific services including the web server or the database server that run on the machine. SSH is used typically with UNIX-like Systems, but there are clients which enable you to employ the protocol if your laptop or computer is running a different OS as well. The connection is made on TCP port 22 by default and the remote web server always listens for incoming connections on that port although a number of providers change it for security reasons.

SSH Telnet in Website Hosting

If you have a website hosting account with our company and you would like to manage your content remotely through SSH, you can easily receive SSH access to the account using your Hepsia Control Panel. If your package does not offer this feature by default, you could add it with a couple of clicks through the Upgrades menu. In the SSH section of the Control Panel, you'll see the host, the port number and the username which you should use when you connect to the account. You may also pick what password you want to use, as it doesn't need to be the same as the one for your account. We have prepared a lot of Help articles in which you can easily find all of the commands that you'll be able to use with a shared hosting plan, as well as examples of how they are used. Moreover, if SSH access is permitted for your account, you shall be able to establish a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection using a standard client like FileZilla, for instance.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you'll be able to obtain SSH access to it with only a click from the corresponding section of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, supplied with all accounts. If your plan doesn't support this function by default, you will be able to add it with ease via the Upgrades menu. When you go to the SSH section, you'll discover the info you need to connect to the server through a command line or a desktop app - the server/host, the port number, the username and the password. The latter can be updated anytime, when required. These login credentials are also essential if you'd like to upload files using a secure connection and you wish to use SFTP, which is also part of the SSH access service which we offer you. A thorough list of the commands that you can carry out will offer you a better idea of what tasks you could perform in your account and each is accompanied by a couple of examples of the syntax.

SSH Telnet in VPS Web Hosting

The virtual private server packages which we offer provide SSH access as standard, not as an additional upgrade or a feature which you should enable. The minute your new server is prepared, you'll be able to connect and start working on your content through the login details you have entered throughout the order procedure. A copy of the SSH credentials shall be sent to you via e mail as well. As your VPS shall be isolated from the other ones on the physical hosting server, there aren't any limitations regarding what you can or cannot do through SSH. You'll be able to download, set up and manage any piece of software that will run on a Linux web server, reboot the entire server or only a particular software component, and work with files, folders and databases with virtually no restrictions. All you'll need for this is a console or an SSH client on your end.