Secure Shell, commonly known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol used to execute commands on a remote web server or to exchange information between a web server and a client. Given that the info exchanged by the 2 sides is encrypted, a third party won't be able to intercept it, which makes SSH an ideal means of managing an Internet hosting account. The commands that can be executed depend on the type of hosting service. On a shared hosting server, in particular, the choices are limited since you shall not have root access to the server, so you may only create/move/delete files, set up and unpack archives, import and export databases, and so forth. They are all actions which are performed within the shared hosting account and don't require a higher level of access. With a virtual or a dedicated server, you shall have the ability to install server-side software or to restart the hosting server or just a particular service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted via a command line, and if you don't use a UNIX-like OS, there are plenty of apps for other OSs, which you can employ to connect to the remote server as well.

SSH Telnet in Cloud Hosting

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

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting

SSH access is included by default with some of our semi-dedicated server solutions, while with others you will be able to include it from the hosting Control Panel if needed - even just for the current month. In any case, you'll be able to activate and de-activate the function with just one mouse click through the SSH section of the CP. In the same place, you'll find the server name, the port number and the username required to connect to our platform. You will also find a box where you could enter the password which you want to use, as it doesn't need to be the same as the one you use to log into the CP. For better protection, you can also change it as much as you require. A full list of the commands that can be performed within a semi-dedicated account is supplied in our Knowledge Base, together with the syntax and a few examples. An extra feature after SSH access is enabled shall be the ability to connect to your hosting space via SFTP through any FTP client which supports this sort of connections.

SSH Telnet in VPS Hosting

The virtual private server plans which we offer provide SSH access as standard, not as a paid upgrade or a feature which you should enable. Once your new server is ready, you will be able to connect and start working on your content via the login details you have entered through the order process. A copy of the SSH credentials shall be sent to you via e-mail too. Since your VPS will be isolated from the other ones on the physical web server, there are no limitations as to what you can or cannot do via SSH. You are able to download, set up and manage any piece of software which will run on a Linux hosting server, reboot the entire server or just a specific software component, and work with files, folders and databases without any restrictions. All you will require for this is a console or an SSH client on your end.