While there is a broad variety of available templates, which include control panels, you might prefer using SSH for your VPS management - or wish to install a custom panel.
If you want to connect to your account via SSH, all you need to do is:
Step 1 - Gather Your SSH Details
To find your SSH details, you will need to navigate to the VPS dashboard, then choose the server to which you want to connect:
And click on VPS access:
There you will see all the details to connect to your account via SSH:
If you forgot the SSH password, you can simply set a new one by clicking on the Change button
Step 2 - Prepare the Application
Based on which OS you are using on your computer, the next step will require you to either open Terminal or run an SSH client.
What to open and how
Click Ctrl + Alt + T or Search → Terminal to run terminal
In Spotlight search for Terminal.
Follow the steps described in this tutorial to configure Putty.
Step 3 - Connect
If you chose PuTTY, make sure to follow this tutorial to connect.
If you chose Terminal, simply copy this code from your hPanel:
And insert it into your terminal (you can do this by right-clicking in the terminal). Press Enter - the result should look like this:
Type yes and press Enter. Then, you’ll need to insert your password:
For security purposes, the password won't be displayed even as •••••, but data is still inserted. Don't worry about not seeing symbols. Just insert the password and press Enter
Password can be copied and pasted with the right-click of a computer mouse. In Windows, it inserts the password immediately. In Linux, it opens a menu with actions.
If the password is correct, you will now be successfully connected to the server. For a CentOS 7 64bit with CyberPanel, a default response from the server will look like this:
For an easier connecting process, we recommend using SSH keys
What to Do if You Cannot Connect to SSH
If you cannot connect to SSH, we recommend resetting your Firewall. If that didn't help, reset the SSH configuration as well. For that, simply open Settings in the left menu and click on Reset SSH in the SSH configuration section: