Knowledgebase / Secure Shell (SSH)

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  • How can I log in using SSH?

    To use SSH you will first need to install an SSH client on your computer. We recommend PuTTY which is freeware and easy to use. In your...
  • How to backup a database through SSH?

    By using SSH, it is very easy to create a backup (dump) of your entire database. Once at the shell prompt, type in the following command and...
  • How to backup a site using SSH?

    In many cases it is advisable to create a complete backup of your site. In that way you will be able to restore a working copy if anything should...
  • How to restore a database through SSH?

    The following shell command will import a database dump file db_backup.sql into your MySQL database db_name. First, log in to the server...
  • How to restore a site backup using SSH?

    This article explains how to restore a previously created backup archive. After you have logged in to SSH, navigate to the directory containing...
  • How to use MySQL from the command line?

    In some cases it is useful and more efficient to run MySQL commands directly via SSH instead of web-based administration tools like phpMyAdmin. In...
  • What is SSH?

    Secure Shell or SSH is a network protocol that allows data to be exchanged using a secure channel between two computers. The secure SSH connection...