Enable SSH for a cPanel account on VPS and Blaze ServersNOTE
: This guide is for giving SSH access to individual cPanel accounts on a VPS or Blaze. If you're on a Personal, Business or Reseller plan, log in to https://control.crucial.com.au/clientarea.php
and submit a support ticket requesting SSH access.
Accessing SSH from an individual cPanel account is far safer than using the root login as a cPanel user is limited to accessing and editing files on that specific account. It's useful for a developer who wants to use tools like Git or Composer to build a website.Step 1
- Log in to WHM and click on List AccountsStep 2
- Click on the +
next to the domain and click Modify AccountNOTE
: Here you can see the Username and IP Address to use to log into SSH. You can also change the password which is the same for SSH, cPanel and FTP.Step 3
) Tick Shell Access then (2
) Click Save
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