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Multi-Hop Login Using Xshell

You may find yourself in a situation where you need to connect to your server only through the gateway server. There are several ways to accomplish this using Xshell.OpenSSH's ProxyCommand FeatureBelo...

Sending Strings to Multiple Open Sessions

Xshell 5 allows users to send characters or strings to multiple open sessions simultaneously using several different methods. Each method has its own advantages and users can choose the method that be...

Backspace not Recognized

Unable to delete characters backwards with the Backspace key. The key for deleting characters backwards is different for each serve...

Lines in my CUI programs are not displayed properly

This article explains how to correct the problem with displaying lines in CUI programs like  and .  ...

Sending clipboard data line by line using a script file

This article explains how to send clipboard data line by line using a simple script file and Xshell script feature. T...

'@' key moves the cursor to new line

When I enter the '@' key, cursor moves to new line. In some UNIX/Linux servers, '@' key is configured to send the terminal cont...

How to display colors

This article explains how you can use colors in Xshell. Different colors usually used in UNIX/Linux computers to distinguish folders and files.  ...

After I enter ctrl-s, terminal freezes. How do I fix this?

 key combination freezes terminal screen.  This is not a bug.  works as a terminal control character...

How to display the file name that I am working on in VI as the tab name

This article explains how you can display the file name that you are working on in VI as the tab name in Xshell.  VI editor includes a feat...

Cannot complete SSH login. Login process stops after Escape character is '^@]'

When connecting to the remote host via SSH, you get stuck at the following last line: This problem may occur when Xsh...

When I open Xftp from Xshell, I get the "Cannot display the remote folder" message

After you connect to remote host via SSH and click on the Xftp icon on the Xshell standard toolbar, the following error message:Cannot display the remote f...

Using number pad in VI

This article explains how you can configure Xshell and terminal to allow entering numbers using the number pad in the vi editor. ...