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How to connect through SSH?4 min read
Before you connect with SSH, you need to create an SSH account. You can use the How to create an SSH account guide.
To connect through SSH you need to use a telnet/SSH client.
If you use Microsoft operating system, we recommend using PuTTY and following our guide How to connect through SSH using PuTTY?
If you are on Mac or Linux you can use the integrated Terminal and connect using the
You can also use FireSSH, which is a Mozilla Firefox add-on.
Your SSH connection settings are:
SSH host: yourdomain.com (use any hostname that is correctly hosted in your Control Panel -> Website Manager -> Domain Manager section)
Port: 2222 (the default SSH port 22 is not supported, so make sure you use 2222)
Login: Your SSH username (the SSH username is the same as your client ID)
Password: Your SSH password (the password you submitted, when you created your SSH account)
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