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Connect to my Managed WordPress server with SSH (Secure Shell)

Once you've enabled SSH on your Managed WordPress account, follow these general steps to connect via SSH using a client.

Required: You'll need the following to complete these steps:

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  1. Launch your SSH client.
  2. Enter the Host (your domain name or IP address) and Port (22 for SSH) to establish the SSH connection.
  3. When prompted, enter your FTP Username and Password.

More info

  • The exact steps for connecting via SSH depend on the SSH client you use. See more documentation for PuTTY or Terminal.
  • Find common SSH commands for your WordPress site in the WP-CLI handbook.