SSH / Shell access
You can connect to your site through shell access to have the ability to run
commands as if you were sitting at the computer which your site is on. Shell
access allows you to run command line programs, copy files, delete files, and
WARNING: Changes made while using the shell will be reflected on your
account. Most changes will not give any warning, including deleting files, or
changing file permissions. These changes can be harmful if you are unfamiliar
with the commands you are using.
SSH / Shell Access,
click on the
icon above the words
on the main screen of your cPanel interface.
You are now logged into the command line of the server that your site is on.
You are logged in as the main user on your account. You can now access the
files that are a part of your account.
Using the shell is just like using the command line on a UNIX based server.
There is no undo button so be careful what commands you choose to run.