How do I login via SSH?
Posted by Administrator, Last modified by Matthew Czajka on 02 May 2017 09:36 AM

How do I login via SSH? SSH2 access is permitted under Pro plan only. It is not available on any other plan.

You will require a SSH client.

A good commercial Windows one is SecureCRT

A good free one is PuTTY

The hostname is
The username is the one you created on signup
And password is the one you set at signup.

The authentication type is Password.
The protocol is SSH2 and port number either 10022 or 1546 depending on the server you on.

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Lloyd Sargent
02 April 2010 08:36 AM
I attempted to follow these directions and there is nothing labeled "SSH Access" under my Accounts. I'm assuming that I must contact customer support?
03 May 2010 08:21 AM
Currently, we are not providing SSH access to all accounts, and unless you explicitly specify the SSH request. We have removed the option for enabling SSH access from Account Management Center.

Please open a support ticket, if you want SSH access for your account. Also note that, SSH access is available only in Pro plan.
Drew Merryman
07 December 2016 07:47 PM
What about for Linux users using a terminal?
Simon Miller
22 December 2016 01:48 AM
From a Linux terminal, you can access SSH by using this syntax (if your account has SSH enabled) :

ssh -p10022

cPanel_Username : Username that you use to log into cPanel : Your domain's name. If the domain is not pointed to the server that hosts your account, you can use server's hostname or IP instead.

Please open a support ticket, if you encounter any issues or if you need any assistance.
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