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.
Go to your cPanel dashboard search for "Manage Shell" and click to enter that. Look at the picture below
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
Now let's go to your Cpanel dashboard and refresh you will see the terminal there.
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.