Secure Shell, also known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol used to execute commands on a remote server or to exchange information between a website hosting server and a client. Due to the fact that the data exchanged by the 2 sides is protected, a third party simply cannot intercept it, which makes SSH a favored means of handling a hosting account. The commands that can be executed depend on the type of hosting service. On a shared server, for example, the options are limited as you'll not have root access to the hosting server, so you may only create/move/delete files, set up and unpack archives, import and export databases, and so on. These are all actions which are executed inside the shared hosting account and don't require a higher level of access. With a virtual or a dedicated server, you shall have the option to set up server-side software or to restart the web server or just a specific service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted with a command line, and if you do not use a UNIX-like Operating System, there are tons of apps for other OSs, you can employ to connect to the remote web server as well.

SSH Telnet in Hosting

If you have a hosting account with us and you want to deal with your content remotely through SSH, you can obtain SSH access to the account using your Hepsia Control Panel. If your plan does not come with this feature as standard, you can add it with a couple of mouse clicks via the Upgrades menu. In 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 even pick what password you would like to use, considering that it doesn't have to be the same as the one for the account. We've prepared a lot of Help articles in which you could find all the commands you will be able to use with a shared hosting package, along with examples of how they are used. Additionally, if SSH access is enabled for your account, you will be able to establish a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection by using a standard client like FileZilla, for example.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Servers

SSH access is offered as standard with some of our semi-dedicated server plans, while with others you could include it via the hosting CP if necessary - even just for the current month. In any case, you are able to activate and de-activate the feature with one mouse click via the SSH section of the CP. In the same place, you will find the server name, the port number and the username needed to connect to our platform. You will also find a box where you can type in the password you want to use, because it does not have to be the same as the one you use to log into the Control Panel. For better security, you could also change it as often as you require. The full list of the commands which can be executed within a semi-dedicated account is provided in our Knowledge Base, alongside the syntax and a few instances. An extra feature after SSH access is enabled will be the ability to connect to your hosting space via SFTP using any FTP client which supports such connections.

SSH Telnet in VPS Servers

The VPS server solutions we offer feature SSH access as standard, not as a paid upgrade or a function that you have to activate. As soon as your new server is prepared, you shall be able to connect and start working on your content through the login details which you have entered through the order process. A copy of the SSH credentials shall be sent to you via e-mail as well. Because your VPS will be isolated from the other ones on the physical web server, there are no limitations in regards to what you can or can't do using SSH. You can download, install and manage any piece of software that will run on a Linux web server, reboot the entire server or only a certain software component, and work with files, folders and databases with virtually no restrictions. All you'll require for this is a console or an SSH client on your end.