TSC Support Center

Questions / FAQ

Home : Customer Support Center : FAQ Index

I can't connect via Telnet! Why?

Telnet sessions are not encrypted, therefore hackers are able to "sniff" your username and password as you log in. Because of this, we have instituted SSH in it's place. SSH is very much like Telnet, however it is encrypted. It does require a client program, and we recommend Putty. It is available for free at:


You will need to change the default SSH version to 2 also as our servers will not accept version 1 due to some security holes.

  The Server Center. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy 

Script provided by SmartCGIs.com