SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol used to connect to a web server and perform different tasks via a command line. The protocol is used by many skilled users, as the info transmitted over it is encrypted, so it cannot be intercepted on the way by a 3rd party. SSH access may be employed for a number of things depending on the type of Internet hosting account. With a shared hosting account, for example, SSH is among the ways to import/export a database or to upload a file when the web server allows it. If you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH could be used for practically everything - you can install software or restart specific services like the web server or the database server which run on the machine. SSH is employed largely with UNIX-like Operating Systems, but there are clients that enable you to employ the protocol if your personal computer is running a different Operating System as well. The connection is made on TCP port 22 by default and the remote server always listens for incoming connections on that port even though many providers change it for security reasons.

SSH Telnet in Cloud Website Hosting

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

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Servers

All our semi-dedicated server accounts offer the possibility to access and manage them via SSH. If the package deal that you have picked includes this feature by default, you simply need to enable the SSH access function through the corresponding section of the Hepsia CP. If the function is listed as an additional upgrade, you are able to quickly add it through the Add Services/Upgrades link in the Hepsia Control Panel and it'll be available within a minute. We have a variety of help articles and video tutorials about the use of SSH commands to handle your account and a whole list of the commands that you can execute together with numerous examples to give you a better idea of what you can do. If SSH is enabled, you will also be able to set up an SFTP connection to the account and to upload information safely via any FTP app that supports the function.