SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol that is used to connect to a server and conduct different tasks through a command line. The protocol is employed by many experienced users, for the reason that the data transmitted over it is encrypted, so it may not be intercepted on the way by a third party. SSH access may be used for a number of things based on the type of Internet hosting account. With a shared hosting account, for instance, SSH is one of the ways to import/export a database or to upload a file in case the server allows for it. In case you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH can be used for virtually everything - you may install software or restart certain services such as the web server or the database server which run on the machine. SSH is used largely with UNIX-like Systems, but there are clients that allow you to employ the protocol if your personal computer is running a different OS too. The connection is created on TCP port 22 by default and the remote server always listens for incoming connections on that port although many providers change it for security reasons.

SSH Telnet in Web Hosting

In case you have a web hosting account with our company and you'd like to deal with your content remotely through SSH, you can obtain SSH access to the account via your Hepsia Control Panel. If your plan doesn't offer this feature by default, you can easily add it with a few clicks from the Upgrades menu. In the SSH section of the CP, you shall see the host, the port number and the username which you should use when you connect to the account. You could also select what password you want to use, given that it does not need to be the same as the one for your account. We have prepared many Help articles in which you can easily find all of the commands that you will be able to use with a shared hosting package, plus examples of how they are used. Moreover, if SSH access is permitted for your account, you'll be able to establish a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection using a standard client such as FileZilla, for instance.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our semi-dedicated server accounts offer the possibility to access and control them using SSH. If the package that you've selected includes this function by default, you just need to enable the SSH access feature via the corresponding section of the Hepsia Control Panel. If the feature is listed as an optional upgrade, you may quickly add it using the Add Services/Upgrades link inside the Hepsia CP and it will be available within a minute. We have a variety of help articles and educational videos concerning the use of SSH commands to manage your account and an entire list of the commands you can perform alongside various examples to provide you with a better perception of what you could do. If SSH is active, you'll also be able to set up an SFTP connection to the account and to upload files safely via any FTP application that supports the feature.