Pagoda Box allows you to enable SSH access to your app logs and shared writable directories. Important: Enabling SSH access will not give you access to configure your app clones, server, or environment. It is only a portal for your shared writable storage and for managing your app logs. After reading this guide, you should be able to:
- Enable an SSH portal to your app logs and shared writable storage
Enabling SSH Access
Enabling SSH access to your shared writable storage and your logs is done on a per-app basis. To enable SSH access, go to the Admin tab in your app dashboard.
Underneath your account credentials, check the “Enable SSH portal for managing shared storage and app logging” checkbox. Once checked, just enter an SSH access password and click save.
Note: Your SSH connection string cannot be changed.
Opening the SSH Portal
Once you’ve enabled SSH access, you can connect through your terminal or through any other tools that use the SSH, SCP, or SFTP protocols. To connect through terminal, simply use the provided SSH connection screen and your specified password.
TerminalOpening the Pagoda SSH Portal
If you don't want to connect through terminal, you can use a good ol' FTP program to connect using the SFTP protocol. Just use pagodabox.com as the URL, your app name as the username, and your specified SSH password.
Through the SSH portal, you have access to a logs folder and folders for each of your shared writable directories defined in your app's Boxfile.
Managing Shared Storage and Logs
The main reasons to use the Pagoda SSH portal is to manage your shared writable storage and your app logs. We have guides covering each of the topics: