For a general description of ssh, we recommend Secure Shell on Wikipedia .


Active eZ publish installation on a remove server requires secure shell ( ssh) access.

While a few have found or created hacks / workarounds to avoid this requirement.

eZ publish development is most effective on a server offering ssh access.

Best Practices

  • No password prompt based authentication
  • Remote command execution via ssh


  • ssh terminal client - ssh
  • ssh terminal client - putty
  • sftp client - winscp
  • sftp client - filezilla

External references