SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol which is used to connect to a web server and carry out various tasks using a command line. The protocol is popular with many knowledgeable users, since the data transmitted over it is encrypted, so it can't be intercepted on the way by a third party. SSH access can be employed for a variety of things depending on the type of hosting account. With a shared hosting account, in particular, SSH is one of several ways to import/export a database or to upload a file in case the website hosting server allows it. When you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH may be used for pretty much everything - you could install software or restart particular services such as the web server or the database server which run on the machine. SSH is employed mainly with UNIX-like Operating Systems, but there are clients which enable you to employ the protocol if your PC is running a different Operating System as well. The connection is created on TCP port 22 by default and the remote web server always listens for incoming connections on that port though a lot of providers change it for security reasons.

SSH Telnet in Web Hosting

SSH access could be enabled with a mouse click via the Hepsia Control Panel if the Linux web hosting that you have picked comes with this feature as standard. If not, you can include it from the Add Services/Upgrades section of your Control Panel and enable it right away. You will find all the information you need inside the SSH section of the Control Panel - the host, the port number and the username that you need to use, along with comprehensive Help articles where we've listed the commands that you can use within the account and examples of the syntax that you have to use. The SSH password may be modified from the very same section anytime with a couple of mouse clicks. Assuming that SSH access is enabled, you'll also be able to connect securely through an FTP client as well. With an SFTP connection, all of the files which you upload will go through an encrypted connection.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to connect to your semi-dedicated server account through SSH no matter which package you pick when you sign up. With some packages, the feature is included as standard, while with others, it could be added as and additional upgrade for as long as you need it. You shall discover the needed login information within the Hepsia CP, provided with all accounts - the host/server name, the port number and the login name. You will be able to choose the password you'll use and if you would like, you could change it on a regular basis with several clicks for even better security. You'll be able to see all the commands that you may use in advance, since we have listed all of them along with examples of how they are used so as to execute a certain task. The moment SSH access to your semi-dedicated server account is enabled, you will be able to use an FTP program and establish an SFTP connection.

SSH Telnet in VPS

All our virtual private server solutions come with SSH access by default, so you shall not need to include any upgrades or activate anything - the moment the server is set up and you receive its login info, you will be able to connect through its main IP address and the login credentials which you have selected throughout the signup procedure. Due to the fact that the VPS accounts come with full root-level access, there are no restrictions in terms of the commands that you could run. Your server will be isolated from the others on the physical machine, so you will be able to manage just about everything through a command line, including server-side software installations and reboots. In this way, you'll be able to work with your files, databases and any applications which you install in a fast and protected way.