“Connection refused” error when connecting over SSH

While there can be a number of reasons behind this error, the most common one is connecting to the wrong SSH port. SiteGround uses port 18765 instead of the standard SSH port, which is 22. Make sure you are connecting to port 18765 to avoid this type of problem.

This article will also direct you to the resources that will guide you on how to connect to your hosting account via SSH.

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