SSH, which is an abbreviation for Secure Shell, is a network protocol which is used to transfer encoded info between a client and a website hosting server, making it impossible for unauthorized parties to intercept any information. Many tech-savvy clients favor SSH mainly because of the enhanced level of security. The connection is created and the commands are delivered using a command line. The available options depend on the type of hosting service - on a shared server, for instance, files may be moved or deleted, databases may be imported and exported, and archives can be set up or unpacked. On a virtual or a dedicated server, the choices are a lot more - the web server and the database server could be started/stopped/rebooted, server-side software may be installed and more. These things aren't possible on a shared server, due to the fact that full root access is required and all the other clients on that server shall be affected. While SSH is used mainly with UNIX-like OSs, there are SSH clients for other OSs as well - Windows, Mac OS, etc.

SSH Telnet in Web Hosting

SSH access can be enabled with a click from the Hepsia Control Panel if the web hosting that you've chosen provides this feature as standard. If not, you could add it using the Add Services/Upgrades section of your Control Panel and enable it right away. You'll find all the details which you need in the SSH section of the Control Panel - the host, the port number and the username that you need to use, as well as comprehensive Help articles in which we have listed all of the commands which you can use in the account and examples of the syntax that you have to use. The SSH password may be changed from the exact same section anytime with a few mouse clicks. So long as SSH access is enabled, you'll also be able to connect safely through an FTP client as well. With an SFTP connection, each of the files which you upload will go through an encrypted connection.