SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol which is used to connect to a web server and perform different tasks through a command line. The protocol is employed by many experienced users, since the information transmitted over it is encrypted, so it may not be intercepted on the way by a 3rd party. SSH access may be employed for a variety of things depending on the type of web hosting account. With a shared hosting account, in particular, SSH is one of the ways to import/export a database or to upload a file if the server allows for it. If you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH may be used for practically anything - you may install software or restart particular services such as the web server or the database server which run on the machine. SSH is employed largely with UNIX-like Operating Systems, but there are clients that permit you to use the protocol if your computer is running 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 a number of service providers change it for security reasons.

SSH Telnet in Shared Website Hosting

SSH access could be allowed with a click from the Hepsia Control Panel if the shared website hosting service that you've chosen provides this function as standard. If not, you could add it via the Add Services/Upgrades section of your Control Panel and enable it at once. You will find all the information you need within the SSH section of the CP - the host, the port number and the username which you need to use, alongside detailed Help articles in which we've listed all the commands that you can use inside the account and examples of the syntax which you have use. The SSH password can be changed from the same section anytime with a few clicks. So long as SSH access is enabled, you will also be able to connect securely via an FTP client as well. With an SFTP connection, all of the files you upload shall go through an encrypted connection.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to connect to your semi-dedicated server account via SSH no matter which package you select when you sign up. With some packages, the function is offered as standard, while with others, it may be added as and additional upgrade for as long as you need it. You will discover the needed login details in the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts - the host/server name, the port number and the login name. You could pick the password which you'll use and if you would like, you may change it regularly with a couple of mouse clicks for even higher security. You will be able to see all the commands you can use in advance, because we have listed all of them together with examples of how they are used to accomplish a certain task. Once SSH access to your semi-dedicated server account is activated, you shall be able to use an FTP program and establish an SFTP connection.

SSH Telnet in VPS Web Hosting

When you order a new virtual private server from us, it shall feature full root access and you'll be able to connect to the server and to control everything through an SSH console. The feature comes as standard with all package deals, so you shall not need to enable or upgrade anything. Your server will be set up right after you buy it and as soon as you get the Welcome email with the login details, you could connect via the server’s primary IP address and start working. Since the VPS is a software emulation of a dedicated server and is separated from the other accounts within the physical machine, there won't be any restrictions regarding the commands which you can use. You shall have full root access, so that you can set up and run any app that can work on a Linux web server, manage files, folders and databases or start/stop/reboot the whole machine or any software running on it.