How to enable SSH through WHM
Shell access is enabled by default on our VPS and Dedicated servers. Shell access is not available on Shared Hosting Accounts. When you try to SSH into your server and you get the following error: (Also, see image to the right.)
Shell access is not enabled on your account!
If you need shell access please contact support.
Your server may have SSH disabled by mistake. This can be fixed easily through your WHM. The following tutorial will explain how to enable shell access on your server through the WHM.
Enabling SSH through the WHM
- Log into WHM.
- Go to Account Functions.
- Select Modify Account.
- Select the account to change and click Modify.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page where it shows Shell Access check box. Click the checkbox.
Save the changes.
- To make SSH available for all the accounts, Select the Update package radio button to apply the SHell Access change across all your cPanel accounts that are on the same package.
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