Ecenica web hosting plans include SSH access allowing you to connect securely to your web space and run shell commands.

To access your Ecenica web hosting plan using SSH you’ll need to:

  1. Generate a new SSH Key.
  2. Download your private SSH key to your PC or Mac.
  3. Authorize your public SSH key.

Generate a new SSH Key

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Click SSH Access.
    cPanel SSH Access Button
  3. Click Manage SSH Keys.
  4. Click Generate a New Key.
    Generate SSH Key cPanel
  5. Enter a Key Name (or leave as default), Key Password, leave Key Type set to RSA and Key Size set as 2048. Click Generate Key.
    SSH generate public key cpanel
  6. After the key has generated click Go Back.

Download the Private Key to your computer

  1. Under Private Keys, click View/Download.
    Download Private SSH Key cPanel
  2. Click Download Key and save to your PC or Mac.

Authorize the Public Key

  1. Under Public Keys, click Manage.
    Manage Public SSH Key cPanel
  2. Click Authorize.