Rating 0 stars - 0 votes

SSH Settings

You should establish database connection to get database server and Store Manager for Magento application communicate with each other. It can be done through direct, PHP MySQL bridge connection or direct connection through HTTP tunnel.

Each of connection types has its peculiarities that should be considered by site administrators. Bridge connection, for example, allows you to work with local copy of store database and synchronize with live one afterwards. Contrariwise, working with direct connection, you get all the changes applied immediately.

If you prefer direct connection, you should be aware about SSH option. To ensure secure Magento database connection you can configure SSH tunnel. It links a port on your local machine to a port on remote host. SSH provides a secure channel over an insecure network in a client-server architecture. This is advantageous, since communication between your local machine and host is encrypted.

To set SSH open Preferences, go to Database Connection->SSH, enable Use SSH and configure settings: SSH host, SSH user, Authentication by, SSH password, remote port.

magento ssh settings in preferences
magento ssh settings in preferences

Related Articles:

Card image

Direct Database Connection Settings

Guides on setting up the direct type of connection between your store and Store Manager application. Read More...

Card image

Magento Store Configuration

Check the ways to configure your Magento store via Store Manager. Read More...

Card image

Import Magento Products Quickly and Safely

Video and text tutorial on how to perform Magento product import using Store Manager. Read More...

Card image

Magento – Import Categories

Instructions on how to set up import of Magento categories and check the CSV import file sample. Read More...

Be the first to comment.