Secure Shell, also known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol used to execute commands on a remote hosting server or to exchange info between a hosting server and a client. As the information exchanged by the two sides is encoded, a third party won't be able to intercept it, which makes SSH a favorite means of managing a hosting account. The commands that may be executed are determined by the type of hosting service. On a shared web server, for instance, the possibilities are limited because you shall not have root access to the hosting server, so you could only create/move/delete files, set up and unpack archives, export and import databases, and so forth. They are all actions that are executed inside the shared hosting account and don't require a higher level of access. Using a virtual or a dedicated server, you'll have the option to install server-side software or to restart the machine or just a specific service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted through a command line, and if you don't employ a UNIX-like Operating System, there are a lot of apps for other OSs, which you can use to connect to the remote server as well.
SSH Telnet in Shared Web Hosting
If the shared web hosting
plan that you’ve picked through the signup procedure offers SSH access as standard, you'll be able to activate this feature with a mouse click in your Hepsia Control Panel. In case you have chosen a different plan, the SSH access function can be included using the Upgrades menu and it'll become available immediately. All the information you need to connect will be conveniently listed within the SSH section of the CP - the hostname, the username and the port number. You can even set what password to use from the same location and you shall be able to modify it anytime. All commands which are allowed are listed inside the Help articles which we have prepared for you, along with examples of the syntax that you have to use. An additional advantage of enabling SSH access to your account is that you'll be able to upload files via an SFTP connection.
SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting
SSH access is available by default with some of our semi-dedicated server
solutions, while with others you are able to include it through the hosting CP if necessary - even just for the current month. In any case, you'll be able to activate and de-activate the feature with a single mouse click via the SSH section of the Control Panel. In the same location, you'll see the server name, the port number and the username required to connect to our platform. You'll also find a box where you may type in the password you want to use, since it does not have to be the same as the one you use to log into the CP. For better protection, you could also change it as often as you want. The full list of the commands which can be executed within a semi-dedicated account is supplied in our Knowledge Base, together with the syntax and a couple of examples. An extra feature after SSH access is enabled shall be the ability to connect to your hosting space via SFTP through any FTP client that supports this type of connections.
SSH Telnet in VPS Hosting
All our virtual private server
offers include SSH access by default, so you will not need to include any upgrades or enable anything - as soon as the server is set up and you receive its login details, you will be able to connect using its primary IP address and the login credentials which you've picked throughout the signup process. As the VPS accounts include full root-level access, there are no restrictions in terms of the commands which you may run. Your server shall be isolated from the other ones on the physical machine, so you'll be able to manage pretty much everything using a command line, including server-side software installations and reboots. This way, you can work with your files, databases and any applications that you install in a fast and risk-free way.