SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol that's used to connect to a web server and carry out various tasks using a command line. The protocol is employed by many expert users, since the info transmitted over it is encrypted, so it can't be intercepted on the way by a 3rd party. SSH access can be employed for a variety of things depending on the type of web hosting account. With a shared hosting account, for instance, SSH is one of several ways to import/export a database or to upload a file when the web server permits it. If you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH can be used for practically anything - you could install software or restart particular services like the web server or the database server that run on the machine. SSH is employed typically with UNIX-like Platforms, but there are clients that enable you to use the protocol if your computer is using 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 even though a lot of providers change it for security reasons.

SSH Telnet in Cloud Web Hosting

SSH access is provided with all cloud web hosting plans which we offer. With some of them, it is featured as standard, while with others it's an additional upgrade which you can add with a few mouse clicks from your hosting Control Panel. You may get SSH access from the section related to it in which you will also find the details which you need to connect - the host, the port number and the username. You will be able to pick the password which you will use and, if needed, you shall be able to change it with a couple of clicks from the same place. All of the commands which can be used with our shared plans are listed in a help article together with relevant examples. If the SSH access function is enabled for your account, you will also be able to upload files through your favorite FTP client via an SFTP connection.

SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to connect to your semi-dedicated server account through SSH regardless of which package you choose when you sign up. With some plans, the feature is included by default, while with others, it can be included as and additional upgrade for as long as you need it. You shall find the necessary login details within the Hepsia CP, which comes with all accounts - the host/server name, the port number and the login name. You may choose the password that you'll use and if you would like, you can change it constantly with a couple of clicks for even better security. You'll be able to see all the commands that you may use upfront, because we've listed them all along with examples of how they are used so as to accomplish a particular task. The moment SSH access to your semi-dedicated server account is allowed, you shall be able to use an FTP program and establish an SFTP connection.