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Built-in SSH Shell

Description

 

Only SSH v2 is supported. SSH v1 has inherent design flaws which make it vulnerable and it has been generally considered obsolete.

 

Settings

 

General

SSH Shell - General

SSH Shell - General

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Host

Enter the remote host name to connect.

Port

Enter the port to connect.

Username

Enter the username to connect.

Password

Enter the password to connect.

Always ask for password

Always ask for a password when connecting with SSH Shell.

KeepAlive internal (minutes)

Data will be sent to the remote computer to keep the session alive. You can determinate the interval between when the data is send.

Connection timeout (sec)

The connection will timeout when the connection is lost or unavailable after a period of time (in seconds) entered.

Use proxy

Use a proxy server to connect.

Use system proxy

Use the same proxy already configured in the application. See Proxy topic.

Bypass proxy server on local addresses

Bypass the proxy server on the local IP address.

Proxy

Enter the proxy server name or address.

Port

Enter the proxy server port.

Proxy type

Specify the proxy type to use. Select between:

None

Socks4

Socks4a

socks5

HttpConnect

Authentication

Select the type of authentication mode used to connect on the proxy server. Select between:

Basic

NTLM

Username

Username to access the Proxy server. Only available when Socks5 proxy type is selected.

Domain

Domain to access the Proxy server. Only available when Socks5 proxy type is selected.

Password

Password to access the Proxy server. Only available when Socks5 proxy type is selected.

Use credential repository

Select a Credential entry from your credential repository.

 

Terminal

SSH Shell - Terminal

SSH Shell - Terminal

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Terminal name

Enter the terminal name

Encoding

Select the encoding that you want to use between:

iso-8859-1 Western European (ISO)

iso-8859-2 Central European (ISO)

iso-8859-4 Baltic (ISO)

iso-8859-5 Cyrillic (ISO)

iso-8859-7 Greek (ISO)

iso 8859-9 Turkish (ISO)

iso 8859-13 Estonian (ISO)

iso 8859-15 Latin 9 (ISO)

windows-1250 Central European (Windows)

windows-1251 Cyrillic (Windows)

windows-1253 Greek (Windows)

windows-1254 Turkish (Windows)

windows-1255 Hebrew (Windows)

windows-1256 Arabic (Windows)

windows-1257 Baltic (Windows)

windows-1258 Vietnamese (Windows)

IBM437 OEM United States

utf-8 Unicode (UTF-8)

Auto wrap

With auto wrap mode on, if a long line of text reaches the right-hand edge, it will wrap over on to the next line so you can still see all the text.

Backspace wrap

Defines the behavior of backspace when the cursor is in the first column.

Force Non-destructive backspace

Indicate whether to treat the incoming destructive backspace characters (7F) as non-destructive backspace (08).

Ignore Substitute character

Indicate whether to ignore incoming substitute characters (1A) or replace them by a question mark.

Implicit Carriage return in Linefeed

Indicate whether a CR character is implied in any received LF.

Local echo

Indicate whether local echo is enabled.

Enhanced Shortcuts

When enabled, key combinations are added to the Page Up or Page Down keys to give a finer control over the scrolling operation. Pressing CTRL will scroll by one line, while pressing SHIFT will scroll half of the terminal height.

Close window on disconnect

Close window on disconnect.

Exit command on disconnect

Exit command on disconnect.

Font

Indicate the font that you want to use. You can also set it by default.

History

Indicate the maximum lines for the history.

Colors

Indicate the colors that you want to use for your session. Select between:

Monochrome

Terminal using color

Custom

 

If you select Custom, you can edit the following colors:

Background

Foreground

Bold

Single Underline

Double Underline

 

Keyboard

SSH Shell - Keyboard

SSH Shell - Keyboard

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

New line sequence

Choose the new line sequence for outgoing data.

Cursor key mode

Choose the initial cursor key mode.

Backspace key

Choose the backspace key sequence for outgoing data

Home and End keys

Choose the behavior of Home and End keys. When set to Standard, the actual behavior is determined by the Function keys mode.

Function keys

Choose the behavior of function keys that include F1-F20, Insert, Delete, Home, End, Page Up and Page Down. The Home and End Keys Mode takes precedence for the behavior of Home and End keys unless set to Standard.

 

Private Key

SSH Shell - Private Key

SSH Shell - Private Key

 

Please consult SSH Private Key

 

Recording

SSH Shell - Recording

SSH Shell - Recording

 

There is a player available from our site (Ansi Player) to play a recorded session.

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Context menu in terminal

Will enable a contextual menu to control recording from a running session. Right-click anywhere in the terminal window to see the menu. You will be able to choose the format and you will be prompted for the file name.  The contextual menu is represented below this table.

Specific file name

File name to use for an Ansi recording. You can use variables like DATE_TEXT to have a dynamic file name.

i.e. c:\temp\$NAME$_$DATE_TEXT$_$TIME_TEXT$.ansi

Specific log file name (plain text)

File name to use for an plain text recording. You can use variables like DATE_TEXT to have a dynamic file name.

i.e. c:\temp\$NAME$_$DATE_TEXT$_$TIME_TEXT$.txt

No recording

No recording of the session.

 

Contextual menu for terminal window

 

SSH Gateway (jump host)

SSH Gateway - Jump Host

SSH Gateway - Jump Host

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Connect through SSH gateway (jump host)

Enable this option to connect through SSH gateway as a jump host.

Host

Enter your SSH gateway host.

Use custom credentials

Define the username and the password.

Use credential repository

Select credentials from your credential repository.

 

Advanced

SSH Shell - Advanced

SSH Shell - Advanced

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Host Key Algorithms

Enable required host keys algorithms:

Certificate

DSS

RSA

Key Exchange Algorithms

Enable required key exchange algorithms:

DiffieHellmanGroup14SHA1

DiffieHellmanGroup1SHA1

DiffieHellmanGroupExchangeSHA1

DiffieHellmanGroupExchangeSHA256

Encryption mode

Enable required encryption mode:

CBC

CTR

Encryption Algorithms

Enable encryption algorithms:

AES

Blowfish

RC4

TripleDES

Twofish

Authentication Method

Enable authentication method:

GssapiWithMic

KeyboardInteractive

Password

PublicKey

Mac Algorithms

Enable mac algorithms:

MD5

SHA1