To log in via SSH is something we only recommend for advanced users.

A maximum of two concurrent connections to your SSH account is allowed

SSH login is for those who want to transfer files to or from your account using SFTP or SCP and / or want to log in via SSH, for example to edit PHP files with an editor such as Nano . Learn more about transferring files to your Binerokonto wizard "Upload files via SSH".

You can not destroy or change anything related to your account, the system runs on but you can with a simple command to erase your own files.

Please be careful and if you feel unsure about what to do, rather use the web interface or FTP to change your settings.

To log in via SSH in Linux, Unix or Mac OS X

Are you running Linux, Unix or Mac OS X? Then it is easy to log in via SSH to your account. Open a terminal window and type the following


In the example above, we use the command ssh, which is standard on virtually every Linux distribution, and also most Unix and BSD variants as well as Mac OS X. If you have no SSH client (common in, for example, older versions of AIX), you may install one such first.

When you connect for the first time, you will be presented with this question:

The authenticity of host '' can not be established.

This means that your SSH client has no information stored on Servage SSH server previously. You will also get composite this question:

Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes / no)?

Here you must answer "yes" to continue connecting. When you connect the next time to you will not get this question.

To log in via SSH in Windows

If you run Windows requires that you first install an SSH client There are many to choose from but the most common choice is putty, a free application developed by Simon Tatham .

In Putty, fill in the information required to connect to your account in this way:

Then click Open. The first time you connect to Netfirms via SSH, you get a warning that the encryption keys are not stored locally on your computer


Answer yes to this question.

Then it's time to enter your username and password:


Enter your ssh login account that you set up earlier and then your password. You are then logged in and can start working