Secure Shell (SSH) Introduction
Secure Shell (SSH) is a secure alternative to telnet.
SSH enables you to connect directly to the web server
and run command line commands. SSH provides a command
line interface that lets you run commands to modify
the contents of your website. It encrypts all the data
sent and received, providing a high level of security.
In order to use SSH, you will need to have some familiarity
with the Unix/Linux operating system.
Activating SSH on Your Account
All accounts have SSH capabilities, however as a security
precaution it is disabled by default. To have
SSH enabled on your account we need to have a
photo copy of the driver's license of the account
holder. This helps us ensure security on the server.
To have SSH activated on your account please follow
the instructions below:
- Make a photo copy of a valid photo ID (driver's
license or Passport) of the owner of the hosting account.
- Scan and email a copy to email@example.com
Title your message "Secure
Shell Activation" and be sure to include your
- Submit a support request for SSH activation.
- Once your request is received and has been
processed, you will be sent an e-mail from technical
support with information on how to connect to