SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol that's used to connect to a web server and perform different tasks using a command line. The protocol is preferred by many expert users, since the information transmitted over it is encrypted, so it cannot be intercepted on the way by a 3rd party. SSH access can be employed for a variety of things with regards to the type of Internet hosting account. With a shared hosting account, for example, SSH is one of the ways to import/export a database or to upload a file when the server allows it. When you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH may be used for virtually 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 mostly with UNIX-like Systems, but there are clients which enable you to employ the protocol if your PC is working with a different Operating System too. The connection is created on TCP port 22 by default and the remote hosting server always listens for incoming connections on that port even though many service providers change it for security reasons.

SSH Telnet in Web Hosting

SSH access is offered with all web hosting we provide. With some of them, it is offered by default, while with others it's an additional upgrade which you can include with a few clicks in your website hosting CP. You may get SSH access from the section related to it where you shall also find the information you need to connect - the host, the port number and the username. You may select the password that you shall use and, if necessary, you will be able to change it with a few mouse clicks from the same spot. All of the commands that could be used with our shared packages are listed in a help article alongside relevant instances. If the SSH access feature is allowed 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

If you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you'll be able to get SSH access to it with a mouse click from the corresponding section of the Hepsia hosting CP, supplied with all accounts. If your package does not support this function by default, you'll be able to include it easily using the Upgrades menu. Once you go to the SSH section, you'll discover the details that you need to connect to the server via a command line or a desktop app - the server/host, the port number, the username and the password. The latter could be updated at any time, if necessary. These login credentials are also essential if you would like to upload files via a secure connection and you would like to use SFTP, which is also part of the SSH access service which we provide. A complete list of the commands that you can perform shall offer you a better idea of what tasks you could perform inside your account and each one is accompanied by several instances of the syntax.

SSH Telnet in VPS Servers

The VPS server solutions that we offer include SSH access as standard, not as an additional upgrade or a function which you must activate. As soon as your new server is prepared, you'll be able to connect and begin working on your content using the login details that you've entered during the order process. A copy of the SSH credentials shall be sent to you via e-mail as well. Because your VPS will be isolated from the others on the physical hosting server, there are no limitations regarding what you can or can't do using SSH. You'll be able to download, set up and manage any piece of software that'll run on a Linux web server, reboot the entire server or simply a particular software component, and work with files, folders and databases without restrictions. All you'll need for this is a console or an SSH client on your end.