What is SSH?

SSH is an acronym for Secure Shell. It is a method that can be used to connect to a remote computer and open a command line on that machine. It is very similar in practice to Telnet, but is different in that it uses encryption to add some degree of security to the connection.

Connecting to Your Server

In order to connect to your designated server, you will need the following:

  • Your Username and E-mail password
  • An SSH client (or telnet client equipped with SSH)
See " Opening an SSH Connection" for information on various clients and connection methods.

Available Services

Once you are logged in, you will have access to a variety different functions and programs. You can read and write E-mail, create and edit text files, manage your files, and perform various operations on your account. The following categories are available in this section:

Details regarding passwords and setting up E-mail forwarding and vacation messages can be found in the Email section.


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