SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol used to connect to a web server and conduct different tasks through a command line. The protocol is popular with many skilled users, for the reason that the data transmitted over it is encrypted, so it may not be intercepted on the way by a 3rd party. SSH access can be used for a lot of things depending on the type of Internet hosting account. With a shared hosting account, for example, SSH is one of the ways to import/export a database or to upload a file in case the server allows it. When you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH can be used for virtually anything - you can install software or restart particular services like the web server or the database server which run on the machine. SSH is used typically with UNIX-like Systems, but there are clients that permit you to employ the protocol if your computer is running a different OS too. The connection is made on TCP port 22 by default and the remote server always listens for incoming connections on that port although lots of service providers change it for security reasons.

SSH Telnet in Shared Web Hosting

If the shared web hosting plan which you’ve picked during the signup process provides SSH access as standard, you'll be able to activate this feature with a click from your Hepsia CP. If you have chosen a different plan, the SSH access feature could be added using the Upgrades menu and it shall become available straightaway. All the info you need to connect shall be conveniently listed within the SSH section of the Control Panel - the hostname, the username and the port number. You could also set what password to use from the same place and you shall be able to modify it at any time. All the commands which are allowed are listed within the Help articles that we have prepared for you, along with examples of the syntax that you need to use. An additional advantage of enabling SSH access to your account is that you'll be able to upload files via an SFTP connection.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Servers

All our semi-dedicated server accounts offer the possibility to access and handle them using SSH. If the package deal that you've chosen includes this feature by default, you just have to allow the SSH access function using the corresponding section of the Hepsia CP. If the feature is listed as an optional upgrade, you can quickly add it through the Add Services/Upgrades link inside the Hepsia CP and it will be available within a minute. We have various help articles and instructional videos concerning the use of SSH commands to handle your account and a whole list of the commands that you can carry out together with several examples to offer you a better idea of what you could do. If SSH is enabled, you shall also be able to set up an SFTP connection to the account and to upload data securely using any FTP app which supports the feature.

SSH Telnet in VPS Servers

All our VPS server plans provide SSH access as standard, so you will not have to include any upgrades or activate anything - as soon as the server is set up and you receive its login information, you will be able to connect through its main IP address and the login credentials that you have picked during the signup procedure. Since the VPS accounts include full root-level access, there aren't any restrictions with regards to the commands which you may run. Your server will be isolated from the others on the physical machine, so you shall be able to manage pretty much everything via a command line, including server-side software installations and reboots. In this way, you may work with your files, databases and any apps that you install in a fast and secure way.