How to Enable SSH Access for Application Credentials UsersJanuary 4, 2017


As described in this KB, Application Credentials give by default SFTP only access to a single application in your account. If you want to additionally enable SSH access with the same credentials, follow these simple steps.

Step 1: Login to Cloudways Console

Click here and log in with your credentials.

Cloudways Login Page


Step 2: Select Application

Tap on “Applications” on the top menu bar and then select your target application from the list (the one you want to enable SSH access for).


Step 3: Enable SSH access

Go to “Application Settings” in Application Management section and then enable “SSH Access” under the General tab.

Enable SSH Access for Application Credentials

That’s it! Now all the Application Credentials defined for this application will have SSH access to it, on top of the default SFTP access.

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