SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol used to connect to a web server and perform various tasks using a command line. The protocol is used by many knowledgeable users, because the information transmitted over it is encrypted, so it cannot be intercepted on the way by a third party. SSH access could be used for a lot of things depending on the type of hosting account. With a shared hosting account, for example, SSH is one of the ways to import/export a database or to upload a file if the hosting server permits it. If you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH may be used for practically everything - you may install software or restart particular services such as the web server or the database server which run on the machine. SSH is used typically with UNIX-like Platforms, but there are clients which permit you to use the protocol if your laptop or computer is running 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 lots of providers change it for security reasons.
SSH Telnet in Cloud Hosting
When you have a cloud hosting account with us and you'd like to manage your content remotely via SSH, you could get SSH access to the account via your Hepsia Control Panel. If your package deal doesn't provide this feature by default, you may add it with several mouse clicks from the Upgrades menu. In the SSH section of the CP, you shall see the host, the port number and the username that you should use when you connect to the account. You can 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 a lot of Help articles in which you can find all the commands you will be able to use with a shared hosting package, as well as examples of how they are used. Additionally, if SSH access is permitted for your account, you shall be able to establish a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection through a standard client such as FileZilla, for example.