SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol used to connect to a server and carry out different tasks using a command line. The protocol is employed by many skilled users, due to the fact that the info transmitted over it is encrypted, so it may not be intercepted on the way by a 3rd party. SSH access may be employed for a variety of things with regards to the type of website hosting account. With a shared hosting account, in particular, SSH is one of the ways to import/export a database or to upload a file if the website hosting server permits it. In case you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH may be used for pretty much everything - you can install software or restart particular services like the web server or the database server which run on the machine. SSH is employed mostly with UNIX-like Platforms, but there are clients that allow you to use the protocol if your computer system is using a different OS as well. The connection is created on TCP port 22 by default and the remote web server always listens for incoming connections on that port though lots of providers change it for security reasons.
SSH Telnet in Cloud Web Hosting
If the cloud web hosting package which you’ve picked through the signup process includes SSH access as standard, you will be able to activate this feature with a click inside your Hepsia Control Panel. If you've picked a different plan, the SSH access feature can be included via the Upgrades menu and it'll become available at once. All the details which you need connect shall be conveniently listed within the SSH section of the CP - the hostname, the username and the port number. You can also set what password to use from the same place and you'll be able to modify it at any time. All commands which are permitted are listed within the Help articles that we've prepared for you, along with examples of the syntax that you have to use. An additional advantage of enabling SSH access to your account is that you will be able to upload files via an SFTP connection.
SSH Telnet in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You will be able to connect to your semi-dedicated server account through SSH irrespective of which plan you select when you sign up. With some packages, the function is included by default, while with others, it may be included as and additional upgrade for as long as you need it. You will discover the needed login details within the Hepsia CP, included with all accounts - the host/server name, the port number and the login name. You will be able to pick the password that you will use and if you'd like, you may change it regularly with a few mouse clicks for even better security. You'll be able to see all the commands which you can use beforehand, as we have listed them along with examples of how they are used in order to perform a certain task. As soon as SSH access to your semi-dedicated server account is enabled, you shall be able to use an FTP program and establish an SFTP connection.