How do I connect via SSH?

Windows

If you're using Windows, you'll need to download an SSH Client to access SSH.

This guide uses PuTTY which is a free SSH client and can be downloaded here: https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/latest.html

  • Once you have downloaded PuTTY, search for and open PuTTY Key Generator on your computer.
  • Click Generate and move the mouse around in the gray box to generate some Randomness. This will generate a public key.
  • Add a passphrase (password). This is what you'll need to put into the command line interface.
  • Log in to Exodus Hosts, head to Manage Hosting and choose the package that you want SSH access for. Then choose, SSH Access from under the Security section.
  • Then input the public key that was generated from PuTTYgen into the Public Key box. A handle will be generated automatically. Then choose Add Public Key.
  • Head back to PuTTY Gen and click Save private key. Save this as any name you want.
  • Open PuTTY. Down the left-hand side, choose to expand the SSH menu and then choose Auth.
  • Choose Browse and add the private key you have just saved.
  • Head back to Session using the left-hand menu and add the host name ‘ssh.exoduscp.com’ and choose Open
  • The command line interface will be show. Then login with your domain (e.g. domain.co.uk).
  • You'll then be prompted for the passphrase that you set earlier. Enter this.
  • You'll now have access to SSH for your site
  • 0 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How do I import a .sql file via the command-line?

If you've set up SSH access for a package then you can run the following command-line...

How do I connect via SSH on an Apple Mac?

Log in to NYst Hosts. Head to Manage Hosting and click Manage on the hosting package you want...

Powered by WHMCompleteSolution