DDoS Protection, IRC Access, Web Hosting, 100% Availabiliy.
With our shell plans you can do almost everything you could with a VPS. Shell plans are geared toward IRC users or
People wanting to learn linux/unix better who may not have the knowledge to set up a full blown VPS, need more IP addresses
than would be cost-effective with a VPS, or need more utilities than a VPS can fit within their budget.
BOT SHELLS get BRONZE plans on 4 servers. Thats right, 4 different servers located in Canada, France, Germany, and the USA's west coast to have 2 processes on at each server. Perfect for IRC bots.
Never have to worry about hackers knocking you offline.
Powerful Intel Hardware that Performs
Powered by 3.5Ghz+ Intel® processors our wicked fast nodes provide you with predicable high performance.
Pure SSD Storage
Freeshells is geared for performance with fast pure SSD storage providing you high thoughput no matter the work load. There's no spinning
disk to hinder you here.
Made a mistake? Expect your files to be recoverable knowing we back up all our shell servers weekly.
DDOS Protection. Freeshells DDoS filtered IPv4 addresses protect your server from Layer 4 - 7 DDoS attacks.
For no extra cost, customers can have a DDoS protected IP address, perfect for filtering ICMP, SYN,
SYN Spoofed, UDP, reflection attacks, and many other attacks.
DDoS Protected IP addresses are available in all Freeshells locations.
Questions and answers about Freeshells Shell Accounts.
Where are your servers located?
Freeshells currently offers shell accounts in Canada, France, Germany, and the USA
Can I upgrade or downgrade my Shell?
Yes, any time.
What can I do with a Shell Account?
You can run IRC bots such as eggdrop, ZNC, or psybnc. You can host a website, compile software, run software in
perl, python, ruby, php, tcl, and other popular languages. You can use SSH port forwarding, host email on your own domain,
run an IRCd (on IRCd shells), shoutcast or other streaming services, and much more.
Shell Accounts DO NOT include root access. You may run any legal software that is capable of running without root access with some limitations,
see our Acceptable Use Policy for complete details.
What O/S and software is installed on your shell server?
The majority of our shell servers run Debian 9, however some have Debian 8 installed.
Software installed will include things like Python 2&3, perl, Apache/nginx, PHP 7, Mysql or MariaDB, Postfix, Dovecot, Roundcube,
ISPConfig Control panel
Other popular packages installed are irssi, BitchX, bash, dash, zsh, tmux, screen, tcl, tcl-tls, znc, phpmyadmin, oidentd,
opendkim, git, gcc, g++, and more!