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SSH Shell

Description

 

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

 

Settings

 

General

 

SSH SHell

SSH SHell

 

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.

Verbose

Enable verbose logging to record more information than the usual logging mode.

 

Private Key

 

The private key setting allows you to provide a key file instead of a password for SSH connections.

 

SSH Shell - Private key

SSH Shell - Private key

 

Option

Description

Private key type

Select between:

No private key: No private key will be sent.

File: Allows you to select a key file to submit as credentials.

Data: Allows you to specify the textual data of the key. This results in the key being stored within the entry itself and eases distribution.

Repository: Allows you to specify a repository for the private key.

My personal private key: Allows you to select My Personal Private Key in the drop down menu to use this key instead of typing your private key every time.

Repository

Indicate the repository to use for private key. Available when repository private key type is selected.

Passphrase

Indicate a passphrase to use.

File

Name of the file containing the key. You can use environment variables as in the screen capture above.

Private Key Data

Indicate the private key

 

X11 Forwarding

 

X11 is the X Window System which allows you to run software on a UNIX/Linux server in a Windows-like way such that you can use your mouse to click around in it.

 

SSH Shell - X11 Forwarding

SSH Shell - X11 Forwarding

 

Option

Description

X11 Forwarding

Enable this option to forward your X11 packets through your SSH connection to automatically sets your display environment variable for you.

 

Advanced

 

SSH Shell - Advanced

SSH Shell - Advanced

 

Option

Description

Internet protocol

This option allows the user to select between the old and new Internet protocols and addressing schemes, choose between:

Default (WinSCP)

IPv4

IPv6

Allow agent forwarding

Enable to allow the key agent forward to use your local SSH key instead of having to leave them on your server.

 

Please see General, More, Information or Attachments for more information on the other side menus.