SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol employed to connect to a server and execute different tasks via a command line. The protocol is popular with many experienced users, as the data transmitted over it is encrypted, so it can't be intercepted on the way by a 3rd party. SSH access could be employed for a number of things based on the type of website 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 when the web server permits it. If you have a virtual or a dedicated server, SSH can be used for practically anything - you may install software or restart certain services such as the web server or the database server that run on the machine. SSH is employed largely with UNIX-like Systems, but there are clients that permit you to use the protocol if your computer system is using a different OS too. The connection is established on TCP port 22 by default and the remote hosting server always listens for incoming connections on that port although a lot of service providers change it for security reasons.
SSH Telnet in Website Hosting
SSH access may be enabled with a click from the Hepsia Control Panel if the Linux website hosting which you have selected comes with this feature as standard. If not, you could add it from the Add Services/Upgrades section of your CP and enable it right away. You will find all the information and facts which you need in the SSH section of the Control Panel - the host, the port number and the username that you must use, alongside detailed Help articles where we've listed the commands that you can use in the account and examples of the syntax which you have use. The SSH password can be modified from the exact same section anytime with several mouse clicks. So long as SSH access is enabled, you will also be able to connect safely through an FTP client as well. With an SFTP connection, all of the files which you upload shall go through an encrypted connection.