Secure Shell, also known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol employed to execute commands on a remote web server or to exchange info between a hosting server and a client. As the info exchanged by the two sides is encoded, a third party won't be able to intercept it, which makes SSH a favorite means of controlling an Internet hosting account. The commands that may be executed depend on the type of hosting service. On a shared web server, for example, the possibilities are limited because you won't have root access to the hosting server, so you could just create/move/delete files, set up and unpack archives, export and import databases, and so forth. They are all actions that are performed within the shared hosting account and do not need a higher level of access. With a virtual or a dedicated server, you will have the ability to set up server-side software or to restart the hosting server or only a particular service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted with a command line, but if you don't employ a UNIX-like OS, there are plenty of applications for other OSs, which you can employ to connect to the remote web server as well.
SSH Telnet in Shared Web Hosting
If you have a shared web hosting account with us and you would like to handle your content remotely using SSH, you can easily get SSH access to the account via your Hepsia Control Panel. If your package doesn't provide this feature by default, you can easily add it with several clicks through the Upgrades menu. Inside 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 pick what password you would like to use, considering that it does not need to be the same as the one for the account. We have prepared many Help articles where you can easily find each of the commands you will be able to use with a shared hosting plan, as well as examples of how they're used. Moreover, if SSH access is enabled for your account, you'll be able to establish a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection by using a standard client such as FileZilla, for example.
SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Servers
All our semi-dedicated server accounts offer the possibility to access and handle them through SSH. If the package deal which you have selected comes with this feature by default, you simply need to enable the SSH access feature through the corresponding section of the Hepsia CP. If the function is listed as an additional upgrade, you are able to quickly add it through the Add Services/Upgrades link inside the Hepsia Control Panel and it shall be available within a minute. We have a number of help articles and video lessons regarding the use of SSH commands to manage your account and a full list of the commands you can perform along with several examples to provide you with a better perception of what you could do. If SSH is active, you shall also be able to set up an SFTP connection to the account and to upload files safely using any FTP application which supports the feature.
SSH Telnet in VPS Servers
The VPS server packages that we offer include SSH access as standard, not as a paid upgrade or a function that you have to activate. Once your new server is ready, you will be able to connect and start working on your content through 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. Because your VPS shall 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 could download, set up and manage any piece of software that'll run on a Linux machine, reboot your entire server or just 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.