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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.

Note: The exact steps for connecting via SSH depend on the SSH client you use (we suggest PuTTy for Windows, or Terminal for macOS). For more info, see the documentation for PuTTy or Terminal.

Before you follow these steps, you need this info:

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  1. Launch the SSH client.
  2. Enter the host (your domain name or IP address) and port 22 to establish the SSH connection.
  3. When prompted, enter your primary FTP username and password.

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