SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol that's used to connect to a server and execute different tasks using a command line. The protocol is employed by many expert users, due to the fact that the data transmitted over it is encrypted, so it may not be intercepted on the way by a third party. SSH access can be employed for a lot of things depending on the type of Internet hosting account. With a shared hosting account, in particular, SSH is one of several ways to import/export a database or to upload a file when the hosting server allows for it. In case you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH can be used for pretty much everything - you may install software or restart specific services including the web server or the database server that run on the machine. SSH is used mainly with UNIX-like Systems, but there are clients which enable you to use the protocol if your laptop or 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 a number of providers change it for security reasons.

SSH Telnet in Hosting

When you have a hosting account with our company and you want to deal with your content remotely using SSH, you may obtain SSH access to the account through your Hepsia Control Panel. If your package does not come with this feature by default, you can easily add it with a couple of clicks through the Upgrades menu. In the SSH section of the CP, you'll see the host, the port number and the username that you should use when you connect to the account. You could also pick what password you would want to use, given that it does not have to be the same as the one for the account. We have prepared numerous Help articles in which you could find all of the commands that you'll be able to use with a shared hosting package, as well as examples of how they're used. Also, if SSH access is enabled for your account, you'll be able to establish a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection using a standard client such as FileZilla, for example.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting

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

SSH Telnet in VPS

You'll be able to use SSH to control your content no matter which Linux virtual private servers you pick when you sign up, as all of our packages include this function as standard. You will not need to add or enable anything by hand - the minute your server is prepared and you receive the Welcome e mail with the login details, you can connect and start working on your websites or any software that you would like to set up and run on the hosting server. You'll have root-level access to the VPS and due to the fact that the account shall be separated from all of the other accounts inside the physical web server, you'll be able to do anything you would like with no restrictions. You'll be able to install any application you require and that will run on a Linux-based machine, reboot any software server (web, database, game, media, etc.) and work with your files and databases fast and easy.