Secure Shell, better known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol that is used to execute commands on a remote web server or to exchange data between a server and a client. Because the information exchanged by the two sides is encoded, a 3rd party won't be able to intercept it, which makes SSH a preferred means of managing a web hosting account. The commands which may be executed depend on the type of hosting service. On a shared server, for instance, the choices are limited because you'll not have root access to the machine, so you may just create/move/delete files, set up and unpack archives, import and export databases, and so on. They're all actions that are performed inside the shared hosting account and do not need a higher level of access. Using a virtual or a dedicated server, you shall have the ability to set up server-side software or to restart the server or just a particular service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted through a command line, and if you don't use a UNIX-like Operating System, there are a variety of applications for other OSs, you can use to connect to the remote web server as well.
SSH Telnet in Cloud Web Hosting
In case you have a cloud web hosting account with our company and you would like to handle your content remotely via SSH, you may receive SSH access to the account through your Hepsia Control Panel. If your plan doesn't provide this feature by default, you can add it with a couple of clicks from 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 may also choose what password you want to use, considering that it does not need to be the same as the one for the account. We've prepared numerous Help articles where you can find all the commands that you'll be able to use with a shared hosting plan, as well as examples of how they're used. In addition, if SSH access is enabled for your account, you shall be able to establish a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection via a standard client like FileZilla, for instance.
SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Servers
You'll be able to connect to your semi-dedicated server account through SSH irrespective of which package you pick when you sign up. With some packages, the feature is included as standard, and with others, it may be added as an optional upgrade for as long as you need it. You'll find the needed login info inside the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts - the host/server name, the port number and the login name. You are able to choose the password which you'll use and if you would like, you may change it constantly with several clicks for even better security. You will be able to see all the commands that you can use beforehand, because we have listed them along with examples of how they are used to execute a specific task. The moment SSH access to your semi-dedicated server account is enabled, you will be able to use an FTP program and establish an SFTP connection.
SSH Telnet in VPS Servers
All our VPS server offers feature SSH access as standard, so you shall not need to add any upgrades or enable anything - as soon as the server is set up and you receive its login information, you will be able to connect via its primary IP address and the login credentials which you have selected throughout the signup process. As the VPS accounts include full root-level access, there are no restrictions regarding the commands which you can run. Your server will be isolated from the other ones on the physical machine, so you'll be able to manage virtually everything through a command line, including server-side software installations and reboots. In this way, you'll be able to work with your files, databases and any applications that you install in a fast and secure way.