Secure Shell, commonly known as SSH, is a cryptographic network protocol that is used to execute commands on a remote hosting server or to exchange data between a web server and a client. Due to the fact that the info exchanged by the two sides is encrypted, a third party can't intercept it, which makes SSH an ideal means of handling an Internet hosting account. The commands which could be executed depend on the type of hosting service. On a shared web server, for instance, the options are limited since you'll not have root access to the server, so you may just create/move/delete files, create and unpack archives, import and export databases, and so forth. They are all actions that are carried out in the shared hosting account and do not require a higher level of access. By using a virtual or a dedicated server, you'll have the ability to install server-side software or to restart the hosting server or just a certain service (web server, database server, etc.). SSH commands are submitted via a command line, but if you don't use a UNIX-like Operating System, there are a lot of apps for other OSs, that you can employ to connect to the remote server as well.

SSH Telnet in Shared Hosting

SSH access is provided with all shared plans which we offer. With some of them, it is featured as standard, while with others it is an optional upgrade you can include with several mouse clicks in your hosting Control Panel. You can get SSH access through the section related to it where you can also find the info which you need to connect - the host, the port number and the username. You could choose the password that you shall use and, if required, you shall be able to change it with a few clicks from the same location. All of the commands which can be used with our shared packages are listed in a help article along with relevant examples. If the SSH access feature is permitted for your account, you'll also be able to upload files through your favorite FTP client via an SFTP connection.