SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol that's used to connect to a web server and conduct different tasks via a command line. The protocol is preferred by many knowledgeable users, due to the fact that the data transmitted over it is encrypted, so it cannot be intercepted on the way by a 3rd party. SSH access can be used for a number of things with regards to the type of Internet hosting account. With a shared hosting account, for example, SSH is one of several ways to import/export a database or to upload a file when the server allows for it. If you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH may be used for just about anything - you may install software or restart certain services such as the web server or the database server that run on the machine. SSH is employed typically with UNIX-like Operating Systems, but there are clients which enable you to employ the protocol if your computer is using a different Operating System as well. The connection is made on TCP port 22 by default and the remote hosting server always listens for incoming connections on that port although a lot of providers change it for security reasons.
SSH Telnet in Cloud Web Hosting
SSH access may be allowed with a mouse click via the Hepsia Control Panel if the Linux cloud web hosting plan that you've chosen offers this feature as standard. If not, you may include it through the Add Services/Upgrades section of your Control Panel and enable it immediately. You'll discover all the info which you need inside the SSH section of the Control Panel - the host, the port number and the username which you need to use, alongside comprehensive Help articles where we have listed all the commands which you can use inside the account and examples of the syntax which you have use. The SSH password can be modified from the very same section anytime with several clicks. Assuming that SSH access is enabled, you will also be able to connect safely and securely through an FTP client as well. With an SFTP connection, all of the files which you upload shall go through an encrypted connection.
SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, you will be able to receive SSH access to it with simply a mouse click from the corresponding section of the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts. If your plan doesn't support this feature by default, you shall be able to include it with ease via the Upgrades menu. As soon as you go to the SSH section, you will discover the info 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 may be updated anytime, when required. These login credentials are also required if you'd like to upload files via a secure connection and you would like to use SFTP, which is also part of the SSH access service that we provide. A thorough list of the commands that you can perform will offer you a better idea of what tasks you may perform in your account and each one is accompanied by a number of examples of the syntax.
SSH Telnet in VPS Servers
All our VPS server packages include SSH access as standard, so you shall not need to add any upgrades or activate anything - the second the server is set up and you receive its login info, you'll be able to connect through its primary IP address and the login credentials that you've selected during the signup process. Since the VPS accounts include full root-level access, there aren't any restrictions with regards to the commands which you could run. Your server shall be isolated from the other ones on the physical machine, so you will be able to manage just about everything using a command line, including server-side software installations and reboots. This way, you'll be able to work with your files, databases and any applications that you install in a fast and risk-free way.