SSH is a very convenient and fast way to manage your hosting account if you have a Premium or above plan. To make it even faster and more secure we highly recommend generating SSH keys and adding them to your hPanel. The process is as follows:

Step 1 - Generate the keys

Depending on your system there are these ways to generate SSH keys:

Step 2 - Add keys to hPanel

Once you have your keys generated, all you will need to do is open the Public key (usually with any text editor and copy all of its contents. Then open HostingManage:

Select SSH access:

Paste the key contents to the Add SSH Public Key section and press Add:

That’s it, now that the SSH key is added, an SSH password won’t be needed when logging in to your server.


  • Only a Public key has to be added to hPanel, make sure to never share your Private key with anyone. Your Private key should be kept on your local device only

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