SSH / Telnet
SSH is similar to telnet, but it's more secure. It uses high level
encryption and compression to make sure nobody can intercept your telnet
session. Selltech offers SSH on all accounts and there is a
built-in SSH client on the control panel.
However, we recommend that our clients download a copy of a free
application called "Putty". Very easy to find on the net, just
search "Putty" in yahoo, and it comes up. Very small EXE file
(32K) and a great telnet application. It's much easier to do that than
use the SSH app on the cpanel.
If you do use a third-party SSH client, simply put www.yourdomain.com in
the host box, and check the SSH method. After it connects, use your
cpanel username and password. You will start in the /home directory of
your space (top level). Navigate with typical Linux commands.
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