SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol employed to connect to a web server and conduct various tasks through a command line. The protocol is preferred by many expert users, due to the fact that the information transmitted over it is encrypted, so it can't be intercepted on the way by a 3rd party. SSH access could be used for lots of things depending on the type of website 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 if the hosting server permits it. When you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH can be used for practically anything - you can install software or restart specific services like the web server or the database server that run on the machine. SSH is used largely with UNIX-like Systems, but there are clients which allow you to employ the protocol if your PC is working with a different Operating System as well. The connection is established on TCP port 22 by default and the remote web server always listens for incoming connections on that port even though lots of service providers change it for security reasons.

SSH Telnet in Cloud Website Hosting

SSH access is provided with all cloud website hosting packages that we offer you. With some of them, it is featured as standard, while with others it's an optional upgrade you can add with a couple of mouse clicks from your website hosting Control Panel. You may get SSH access from the section dedicated to it where you shall also find the info which you need to connect - the host, the port number and the username. You can choose the password which you will use and, if needed, you'll be able to modify it with a couple of clicks from the same location. All commands which could be used with our shared packages are listed inside a help article alongside relevant instances. If the SSH access feature is enabled for your account, you will also be able to upload files through your preferred FTP client via an SFTP connection.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you'll be able to get SSH access to it with only a click from the corresponding section of the Hepsia hosting CP, offered with all accounts. If your plan doesn't support this function by default, you will be able to include it with ease through the Upgrades menu. After you go to the SSH section, you'll find the details that you need to connect to the server via a command line or a desktop app - the server/host, the port number, the username and the password. The latter can be updated at any time, if necessary. These login credentials are also needed if you would like to upload files through a secure connection and you want to use SFTP, which is also part of the SSH access service that we provide you with. A thorough list of the commands you can carry out shall offer you a better idea of what tasks you may perform inside your account and each one is accompanied by a few examples of the syntax.

SSH Telnet in VPS Web Hosting

The virtual private server solutions that we offer provide SSH access by default, not as an additional upgrade or a feature that you have to enable. The moment your new server is prepared, you shall be able to connect and start working on your content via the login details you have entered during the order process. A copy of the SSH credentials shall be sent to you via e mail too. Because your VPS shall be isolated from the others on the physical server, there are no limitations in regards to what you can or cannot do via SSH. You can download, install and manage any piece of software which will run on a Linux machine, reboot the entire server or simply a specific software component, and work with files, folders and databases with no restrictions. All you will need for that is a console or an SSH client on your end.