There is a lot of time we need shell access in Cpanel. Like when we try to deploy our python apps to Cpanel, learn how to deploy your Django apps in Cpanel see here. It is very simple to set up today I will show you how to set up SSH (Shell) or terminal access in cPanel.Let's drive into it

What is SSH?

Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol that is used to log into the system via a secure channel. Using SSH we can safely transfer data between two devices. With the help of SSH :

  • We can control remote hosting
  • We can able to add, remove, edit, backup and restore hosting files and directories
  • It will help easy import and export our database
  • It will create an established connection between 2 different servers

For that just need to follow these four simple steps. Let's follow those.

Step one:

Go to your cPanel dashboard search for "Manage Shell" and click to enter that. Look at the picture below

Step two:

You will see the Manage SSH page. Below there you will see Enable SSH access button just click it  It will enable the SSH, like that

Step three:

Now let's go to your Cpanel dashboard and refresh you will see the terminal there.

Step four:

Now click into the terminal and you will see a soft waring. Just click I understand and want to proceed.


And you are ready to go. Your terminal is up and running. You can use it as you want.

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Hosen MD Altaf

Hello! I'm Hosen MD Altaf, a passionate Software Engineer and content writer.Who's experienced in taking fullstack applications from scratch to production.Currently, I am working with python and javaScript based FullStack Web development. Over the last 2 years, I've had the opportunity to develop web applications for a handful of awesome companies / clients as a consultant and continue to do so today. My work includes developing fullstack web apps, creating backend servers,designing font-end application, small Big-data and data science projects,creating websites with python django,react.js and wordpress.I am eager to learn kew technologies and looking for new opportunitys.

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