Secure Shell access (SSH)

Your hosting data is accessible through Secure Shell (SSH). SSH access is disabled for the webmaster account by default, but you can simply turn it on within the Service Centre. Also, external developers can be given access by adding their SSH key to the respective hosting package in the Cosmos Service Centre.

Enabling SSH for webmaster-user

To enable SSH for the webmaster-user, please login to the Cosmos Service Centre as webmaster. Select the domain name of the webmaster-user. Under the ‘Hosting’ tab select ‘Email-accounts’ in the bottom left-hand pane and click the pencil in front of the webmaster account. Set the Login Shell to ‘Shell Access’ using the drop down menu, and save. It make take a few minutes to completely process your changes, after which you will be able to connect through SSH using the following command in your terminal: ssh