For Managed Cloud Hosting

This article explains how to enable SSH/SFTP access and how to set up additional users.

After setting up a project, SSH/SFTP access is disabled. To enable SSH/SFTP access, follow these steps:

  • Log on to your IONOS Customer Account and click MENU > Servers & Cloud. If necessary, select the desired contract.

  • In the Managed Cloud Hosting > Projects area, select the desired project and navigate to the Website tab.

  • In the Website tab, click the subtab SFTP & SSH.

  • Next to Status, click Disabled.

  • Enter the desired password and repeat it in the following field.

  • Optional: Copy the public key.

  • Optional: Insert the public key in the Public Key field.

  • Optional: Activate the Temporary User option.

  • Optional: Specify the time of deletion.

  • Click on Create.

SFTP/SSH access has been activated and SFTP/SSH user created.

After activating SFTP/SSH access, both the user information and the required server are displayed in the SFTP/SSH area:

  • Hostname: The host/server name to specify for SFTP/SSH connections.

  • Port: The port to specify for SFTP/SSH connections.

  • SFTP/SSH Users: The user name to specify for SFTP/SSH connections.

  • Valid until: Shows when the user account will be deleted automatically.

  • Public key: If you want to use secure authentication with the public-key procedure, you can store the public key of your self-generated key pair here.

  • To create additional users, click Add user.

Please Note

Only keys of type SSH-2 RSA are supported!