SSH, which is an abbreviation for Secure Shell, is a network protocol employed to exchange protected info between a client and a website hosting server, making it impossible for unauthorized parties to intercept any info. Many tech-savvy customers opt for SSH due to the enhanced level of security. The connection is made and the commands are delivered via a command line. The available options depend on the type of Internet hosting service - on a shared server, for example, files could be transferred or deleted, databases may be imported and exported, and archives can be set up or unpacked. On a virtual or a dedicated server, the options are significantly more - the web server and the database server may be started/stopped/rebooted, server-side software could be set up and much more. These things are not possible on a shared server, since full root access is needed and all the other customers on that server shall be affected. While SSH is used primarily with UNIX-like Operating Systems, there are SSH clients for other OSs as well - Windows, Mac OS, and so forth.

SSH Telnet in Web Hosting

When you have a web hosting account with our company and you want to manage your content remotely through SSH, you can easily receive SSH access to the account via your Hepsia Control Panel. If your package deal does not come with this feature by default, you can easily add it with several mouse clicks through the Upgrades menu. Inside the SSH section of the Control Panel, you'll see the host, the port number and the username that you need to use when you connect to the account. You may also pick what password you would want to use, given that it doesn't need to be the same as the one for the account. We have prepared numerous Help articles in which you may find all the commands that you will be able to use with a shared hosting package, as well as examples of how they're used. Also, if SSH access is permitted for your account, you shall be able to establish a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection via a standard client like FileZilla, for example.