Secure Shell, commonly known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol used to execute commands on a remote hosting server or to exchange information between a hosting server and a client. Due to the fact that the information exchanged by the two sides is encrypted, a third party simply cannot intercept it, which makes SSH an ideal means of controlling a web hosting account. The commands that could be executed are determined by the type of hosting service. On a shared server, for instance, the options are limited since you shall not have root access to the hosting server, so you can simply create/move/delete files, set up and unpack archives, export and import databases, and so forth. They are all actions that are carried out within the shared hosting account and do not require a higher level of access. Using a virtual or a dedicated server, you will have the option to install server-side software or to restart the machine or just a certain service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted with a command line, but if you don't use a UNIX-like OS, there are a variety of applications for other OSs, you can use to connect to the remote hosting server as well.
SSH Telnet in Shared Hosting
If the shared hosting plan that you’ve picked through the signup procedure provides SSH access by default, you will be able to activate this feature with just a click in your Hepsia Control Panel. In case you have chosen a different plan, the SSH access feature can be added using the Upgrades menu and it shall become available immediately. All the info which you need connect shall be conveniently listed inside the SSH section of the Control Panel - the hostname, the username and the port number. You could also set what password to use from the same place and you shall be able to change it at any time. All of the commands which are allowed are listed in the Help articles that we have prepared for you, together with examples of the syntax which you should use. An additional advantage of enabling SSH access to your account is that you shall be able to upload files via an SFTP connection.
SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you'll be able to obtain SSH access to it with a mouse click from the corresponding section of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, supplied with all accounts. If your plan doesn't support this feature by default, you will be able to include it with ease using the Upgrades menu. Once you go to the SSH section, you'll find the details which you need to connect to the server through a command line or a desktop app - the server/host, the port number, the username and the password. The latter can be updated at any time, when required. These login credentials are also essential if you would like to upload files through a secure connection and you wish to use SFTP, which is also part of the SSH access service that we offer. A detailed list of the commands which you can perform will give you a better idea of what tasks you can perform within your account and each is accompanied by a couple of instances of the syntax.
SSH Telnet in VPS Servers
All our VPS server plans provide SSH access as standard, so you won't have to add any upgrades or activate anything - the moment the server is set up and you receive its login details, you'll be able to connect through its main IP address and the login credentials which you've selected during the signup procedure. As the VPS accounts include full root-level access, there aren't any restrictions regarding the commands that you could run. Your server will be isolated from the others 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. That way, you can work with your files, databases and any apps you install in a fast and risk-free way.