How to get and use an SSH client
If you are using a Windows operating system you probably already have a SSH client. Just select Run from the Start Menu and type ‘telnet’ into the dialog box. If you don’t like the standard Telnet client Microsoft provides we recommend downloading ‘Putty” (for SSH as well):
NCSA SSH is available for both Macintosh and DOS. UNIX, of course, has SSH as a standard feature.
SSH is disabled by default but can be activated on request, with a Basic hosting package and higher, at no charge.
Once you are logged into the server, you can use UNIX commands to perform actions needed.