Definitions for "Shell Access"
Keywords:  ssh, korn, bourne, dir, tweaking
Shell access is a Linux feature that allows you to connect to your website securely to change permissions, edit scripts live, etc.
Access to an interactive user interface where the user can connect with a Unix operating system. The shell is the layer of programming that understands and executes the commands a user enters.
Shell access allows you complete control (as if you were sitting in front of the server itself!) over your website. Edit your html and cgi files using Joe's Own Editor, an easy to use editor. Move your files around and perform low-level "tweaking" of your web site to the point of absolute perfection. * Note: We do not permit the running of any background programs (ie: robots, etc..)