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Key Details of Xshell

  • Access Unix or Linux hosts on a Windows workstation
  • Last updated on 05/25/20
  • There have been 5 updates within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon

Developer's Description

Xshell is a powerful terminal emulator that supports SSH1, SSH2, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN, and SERIAL. Delivering industry leading performance, Xshell includes a combination of features and advantages not found in other SSH clients.

Features that enterprise users will find useful include a tabbed environment, dynamic port forwarding, custom key mapping, highlight sets, VB/Jscript/Python scripting, dual font support for ASCII and non-ASCII characters, and PKCS#11 Support.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 6.0 build 0197

Version 6.0 build 0197:
  • ADD: Option to turn off an application's mouse mode
  • FIX: Attempting GSSAPI authentication without a GSSAPI credential in the session file leads to a failed connection and no issuance of a new GSSAPI credential.
  • FIX: Crash when exiting Xshell with many Local Shell tabs in a tiled layout
  • FIX: Crash when hitting a key while focus is on a a standard button
  • FIX: Default baud rate set to 115200
  • FIX: Error when moving a jump host session tab to a new window
  • FIX: Links Bar session sometimes opens in a new tab instead of an already opened Local Shell tab
  • FIX: Program restarts even if a different language is not selected in the Change Language dialog box
  • FIX: Quick Command Buttons not displaying correctly in the Quick Command Pane
  • FIX: Session count not displaying properly in the Status Bar
  • FIX: Tab to Window option is available even if a window contains only a single tab
  • FIX: Title bar of the existing window not updating immediately when moving a tab to a new window
  • FIX: Typo in the set option's SaveAppLog explanation
  • FIX: Unable to process multiple queries simultaneously when utilizing Keyboard Interactive authentication
  • FIX: Unable to utilize Public key authentication with Xagent during multi-factor authentication
  • FIX: Xshell provides no warning when the designated data folder cannot be found upon initialization
  • FIX: xsh.Session.LocalAddress returns a value unrelated to the connected session


Release May 25, 2020
Date Added May 25, 2020
Version 6.0 build 0197

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None


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