What is SSH?

SSH stands for Secure Shell sessions. This kind of connections is encrypted from both ends, so from the security aspect, it provides best security option between two hosts.

Before anything else, you need to download Putty – widely used software for Windows. It supports SSH, Telnet, Raw, Rlogin and Serial connections.

Once you have the program downloaded and installed on your local PC, proceed to the following steps:

It supports SSH, Telnet, Raw, Rlogin and Serial connections. Once you have the program downloaded and installed on your local PC, proceed to the following steps:

Step 1

Run Putty software. You should be seeing this window

Step 2

Under Host name or IP address, fill in your Seedbox IP address. You can find your credentials in your Members Area. For the reference – please log in your Client Area and navigate to My Services.

Change the port to 2222. Make sure SSH is selected, and then click Open.

Step 3

Log in as either as “user” or “root” and enter the password which you've obtained from My Service page.

When logging in as “root”, use the root password provided and when logging as “user”, use FTP/VPN/Remote Desktop password.

Note: While typing your SSH password, you will not be able to see the characters you've typed. Once you are sure you have provided the password, hit “Enter” on your keyboard.

Step 4

You should be greeted with texts similar to this after hitting enter on your keyboard given that you typed the correct password.

Congratulations! You have successfully logged in to your account via SSH.

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