Category: SSH Shell Access

How to activate SSH for my account?

To enable SSH access for your account, simply press the “Activate” button, located in the box on the right side of the screen. Once SSH access for your account is enabled, you will have to specify the access passwords in the fields below. If your hosting plan does not come with SSH access included, but …

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How to dump/backup a database using SSH?

If you have SSH enabled, you can export a database to your hosting account, using the command listed below, where you replace ‘name’, ‘username’, ‘host’ and ‘password’ with your specific database details: mysqldump DB_NAME -uDB_NAME -hMYSQL_HOST -pPASSWORD > /home/www/path-to/file.sql

How to import file into a database using SSH?

To import data using this method, you will have to upload the SQL file in your account first and then login via SSH to the account. Once this is done, use the following command, replacing the name, username, host and password with your database logins: mysql DB_NAME -uDB_NAME -hMYSQL_HOST -pPASSWORD < /home/www/path-to/file.sql

How to connect using SSH?

To use SSH you will first need to have SSH access enabled for your account and also have an SSH client installed on your computer. An easy-to-use SSH client is, for example, the program called PuTTY ( Once you are ready, you will need the following details to establish a secure connection: Host: any of …

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What to use the SSH for?

The Secure Shell (SSH) is used to perform a number of functions, such as file transfer between computers, execution of commands on a remote computer, or logging on to a computer over a network. SSH helps you establish an encrypted connection between an SSH client and an SSH server. Another common way to use SSH …

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