Secure Shell, better known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol used to execute commands on a remote machine or to exchange info between a hosting server and a client. Given that the information exchanged by the two sides is encrypted, a third party won't be able to intercept it, which makes SSH an ideal means of controlling a hosting account. The commands which can be executed are determined by the type of hosting service. On a shared server, for example, the alternatives are limited since you simply won't have root access to the web server, so you may just create/move/delete files, set up and unpack archives, export and import databases, and so forth. These are all actions that are executed in the shared hosting account and don't require a higher level of access. Using a virtual or a dedicated server, you'll be able to set up server-side software or to restart the hosting server or only a particular service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted through a command line, but if you don't use a UNIX-like Operating System, there are plenty of apps for other OSs, that you can use to connect to the remote hosting server as well.

SSH Telnet in Cloud Hosting

In case you have a cloud hosting account with our company and you'd like to deal with your content remotely via SSH, you can easily receive SSH access to the account using your Hepsia Control Panel. If your package doesn't provide this feature as standard, you could add it with several clicks via the Upgrades menu. Inside the SSH section of the Control Panel, you shall see the host, the port number and the username you should use when you connect to the account. You can also select what password you would like to use, since it does not need to be the same as the one for the account. We've prepared numerous Help articles where you could find all of the commands that you'll be able to use with a shared hosting plan, plus examples of how they are used. In addition, if SSH access is allowed for your account, you'll be able to establish a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection by using a standard client such as FileZilla, for example.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our semi-dedicated server accounts provide you with the possibility to access and control them via SSH. If the package deal that you've chosen includes this feature by default, you simply need to enable the SSH access feature using the corresponding section of the Hepsia Control Panel. If the function is listed as an optional upgrade, you are able to quickly include it through the Add Services/Upgrades link inside the Hepsia Control Panel and it shall be available within a minute. We have a variety of help articles and educational videos about the use of SSH commands to handle your account and an entire list of the commands you can perform along with a number of examples to provide you with a better perception of what you could do. If SSH is active, you'll also be able to establish an SFTP connection to the account and to upload files securely through any FTP application which supports the feature.