Update History

Xshell 6 Build 0109, Dec 10, 2018
  • ADD: New SSH parameters available in the Local Shell. '-p' (password authentication), '-a' (use Xagent). Able to overide session property settings.
  • ADD: Support for ANSI 90~97 (light foreground), 100-107 (light background) values
  • ADD: Visual confirmations of host key (Randomart) in the host key confirmation dialog box
  • FIX: Creating a new session in the Session Manager while in the search state causes the session list to not refresh immediately
  • FIX: Default language is set to English in Portuguese and French using countries
  • FIX: Deleted login scripts and forwarding rules remain in the session file
  • FIX: Incorrect server selection if a proxy server with a similar name exists
  • FIX: Login not possible if server account name is multibyte UTF8
  • FIX: No terminal focus when immediately opening a session which was edited from the Session Manager
  • FIX: Some Compose Pane icons are not visible in the German resources
  • FIX: Terminal becomes unresponsive if some highlight keywords are entered twice
  • FIX: The enter key's value for creating a newline character is different between the terminal and compose bar
  • FIX: Timestamp in logs use the default format even if format field is left emtpy
  • FIX: Underlines from hovering over a hyperlink remain even after ceasing hover
Xshell 6 Build 0107, Nov 14, 2018
  • ADD: Ability to change font size with key mappings and quick commands
  • ADD: Option to only select characters (no empty spaces) when selecting terminal strings
  • ADD: Portuguese language added (Acknowledgments to Alex Silva)
  • ADD: Russian language added (Acknowledgments to Andrey Kolbasenko)
  • ADD: Script API for passing messages to the status bar [xsh.Session.SetStatusText()]
  • ADD: Support for log file timestamps in milliseconds
  • ADD: Tooltips added for Quick Command Buttons
  • ADD: Window and taskbar blinks via bell options even if focus is on the window
  • FIX: 'Failed to Initialize FunctionList' Error during PKCS#11 authentication
  • FIX: Activation related resource cleanup
  • FIX: Crash when closing a tab with the middle mouse button
  • FIX: Crash when importing sessions
  • FIX: Edits in keyword highlights not being reflected immediately
  • FIX: Freeze when attempting to close any tab after auto alignment
  • FIX: Highlight previews displaying incorrectly
  • FIX: Highlighting not working on certain character combinations
  • FIX: Incorrect installation path for Xshell Plus packages
  • FIX: Incorrect scroll bar positions
  • FIX: Session and folder context menu related resource cleanup
  • FIX: Terminal code used for clearing the scroll buffer not functioning
  • FIX: WaitForStrings error in loops
  • FIX: Web page for new downloads not opening properly from expired evaluation packages
Xshell 6 Build 0101, Oct 14, 2018
  • ADD: Script APIs for information of currently connected sessions
    • - xsh.Session.SessionName - The name of the session
    • - xsh.Session.UserName - User name of the session
    • - xsh.Session.Description - The description of the session file
  • MOD: ANSI 256 colors appear in monochrome color schemes
  • MOD: Keyboard Interactive authentication saves only the first inputted value
  • FIX: 'Clear All Histories on Exit' not being applied upon exits
  • FIX: Description field input disappears when editing a tunneling rule
  • FIX: Issues when mapping + and = keys
  • FIX: Name of session files created from the Session Manager not being saved
  • FIX: Residual images appear when using the Tunneling pane's horizontal scroll
  • FIX: Results of an export containing a large number of files not being recorded properly
  • FIX: Tunneling pane view not displaying properly
  • FIX: UI error during product activation
  • FIX: Unable to cancel a running Python script
  • FIX: Unable to connect to the SSH server of Windows 10 for developers
Xshell 6 Build 0098, Sep 10, 2018
  • ADD: Ability to expand and collapse all folders in Session Manager
  • ADD: Added $USERNAME, $HOSTNAME, $PATH as Quick Command variables
  • ADD: Support 460800/921600 baud rate in SERIAL communications
  • MOD: Ability to change the order of startup sessions
  • MOD: Horizontal scroll bar fixed regardless of terminal output
  • MOD: More specific error messages related to authentication
  • FIX: Changes in highlight colors not displaying immediately in the preview
  • FIX: Crash when a logging enabled session contains its name in the logging field
  • FIX: Crash when opening a session file from outside the program and the session window is detached
  • FIX: Crash when refreshing the Session Manager
  • FIX: Creating a session file in the Session Manager during a search displays incorrect search results
  • FIX: Master Password dialog goes back to another window
  • FIX: Master Password level miscalculation
  • FIX: Multiple scripts mistakenly running in a single session
  • FIX: Transfer progress displays awkwardly when the terminal size is narrow
  • FIX: Transfer progress of large files not displaying correctly
  • FIX: Xshell freezes when opening the context menu of a session tab
Xshell 6 Build 0095, Jul 25, 2018
  • ADD: Return value of xsh.Dialog.Prompt when Cancel is pressed (More...)
  • FIX: Certain menus opening incorrect Help pages
  • FIX: Crash after running Xshell after a Windows 10 update
  • FIX: Log and temp folders not changing after user changes user data folder
  • FIX: Mistakenly able to open folder properties from the Session Manager
  • FIX: Shift + direction keys in the Compose Pane incorrectly applied to the terminal
  • FIX: The heigh of the Compose Pane and Quick Command Pane changes automatically
  • FIX: When editing multiple sessions with different Ignore Bell settings, the changes are not saved
  • FIX: xsh.Screen.Send function related to certain language strings not functioning
  • FIX: Resource cleanup
Xshell 6 Build 0094, Jul 13, 2018
  • ADD: Automatic saving of host key option
  • ADD: Powershell initialized from the Local Shell now includes tab auto-completion
  • ADD: Shortcut keys and Quick commands can be used during authentication
  • ADD: User data folder path can now be changed directly from within UI
  • ADD: [All] User data folder path can now be changed directly from within UI(More Info)
  • MOD: Option to prevent accidental hyperlink clicks (Mouse Click + Ctrl)
  • MOD: Terminal speed improvement when using the terminal highlight feature (Option)
  • FIX: Auto completion for SFTP sessions not functioning
  • FIX: Blue screen when closing Xshell
  • FIX: Crash when using an incorrect type of WaitForStrings
  • FIX: ESC key unable to initialize multiple lines of the command prompt
  • FIX: Edits made to the Quick Command pane of one window not applied to another
  • FIX: Exit button not functioning in a tabless window
  • FIX: Focus issue when selecting multiple sessions in the Session Manager
  • FIX: Hidden scrollbar appears in Full screen mode
  • FIX: Local shell unable to handle paths with spaces
  • FIX: Mouse scrolling functioning abnormally in newer Vim mouse modes
  • FIX: Not visible tabs able to obtain focus in Full Screen Mode
  • FIX: Password authentication not cycling to other auth types when using terminal based authentication
  • FIX: Shift+Home key not functioning in the Compose Pane
  • FIX: Tab limitation option remains checked when free licenses are migrated to a paid license
  • FIX: Terminal characters displaying incorrectly after returning from the Local Shell
  • FIX: Terminal print resource cleanup
  • FIX: Unable to designate Baud Rate when editing multiple sessions
  • FIX: Unable to handle URLs with '+' characters when executing from the command line
  • FIX: Unintended hyperlink handling
  • FIX: WaitForStrings not functioning with Unicode characters
Xshell 6 Build 0091, Jun 15, 2018
  • ADD: Can specify UI language regardless of the PC's OS language
  • MOD: Compose pane command history increased to 50
  • MOD: Easier to distinguish whether the "Send keystrokes to all session" option is on/off
  • MOD: Log files can now be opened with the user defined editor
  • MOD: Mapped a default shorcut key for the Find function (Ctrl+Shift+F)
  • MOD: One time message during first initialization of free liceses
  • MOD: Session files now have the X11 forwarding option turned on by default
  • FIX: At times host information not saved during session file creation
  • FIX: Authentication is attempted even after exiting to the Local Shell during terminal based authentication
  • FIX: Completed string not displaying completely when using command auto completion in an internal sftp session
  • FIX: Console programs initialized from the Local Shell not terminating properly
  • FIX: Double click delimiter not functioning in ViM's mouse mode
  • FIX: Duplicate rules are registered when editing a port forwarding rule
  • FIX: Focus switches to a hidden group of tabs when in full screen mode
  • FIX: GSSAPI authentication fails at times
  • FIX: Middleware path is reset when incorrect password is inputted during pkcs#11 authentication
  • FIX: Mistranslated language resources
  • FIX: Multi-step authentication fails when using keyboard interactive with Google 2FA
  • FIX: Multiple windows appear during activation
  • FIX: Scrolling not functioning properly in touch screen devices
  • FIX: Session manager opens when switching to a layout with a different name
  • FIX: Session tabs are hidden when switching from simple view to multiple window full screen mode
  • FIX: Simple view is mistakenly applied to other tab groups
  • FIX: Unable to close a tab when it status icon is turned off
  • FIX: Unable to delete previous command when using command auto completion
  • FIX: Unable to open a session or its properties appear corrupted when the session or folder name is too long
  • FIX: Unable to rename the session tab in sessions newly opened from the Local Shell
  • FIX: Unable to transfer files over 4G when using an internal FTP/SFTP session
  • FIX: Unable to use Ctrl+A to select the public key characters in the User Key Generation Wizard
  • FIX: Unable to use x/ymodem transfers from the menu
  • FIX: When exiting simple mode the user's view status is not reinitialized
  • FIX: When populating the compose pane from its history with the direction keys, the cursor is placed in the front
  • FIX: Resource cleanup
Xshell 6 Build 0089, May 18, 2018
  • ADD: Special characters such Ctrl+C can now be sent from the Compose Bar and Compose Pane.
  • ADD: The mouse can now be used to move the terminal cursor back and forth, up and down
  • MOD: Modified EULA
  • FIX: Activation fails when the response file has space characters
  • FIX: Channel-duplicated session tabs are closed when the session disconnects regardless of how global options are set
  • FIX: Crash when a session is dragged to a different Xshell window's Session Manager
  • FIX: Crash when dragging the Session Manager's properties window
  • FIX: Detached tabs are not locked when Lock Screen is activated
  • FIX: Dragging a session from a different Xshell window's Session Manager connects to an unintended session
  • FIX: Enabled Python script
  • FIX: Local file sizes are displayed incorrectly in SFTP connections
  • FIX: Mouse focus behavior issue in the Session Manager
  • FIX: Refresh issue when copying and pasting session files in the Session Manager
  • FIX: Refresh issue when deleting folders in the session manager
  • FIX: Refresh issue when moving Session Manager folders from one folder to another
  • FIX: Refresh issue when resizing the xsh.Dialog.Prompt dialog
  • FIX: Session appears duplicated in the Session Manager when a Links Bar session is first created
  • FIX: The session name of the Local Shell's automatic logging file is always set to 'default'
  • FIX: Unable to open a hidden Session Manager using shortcut keys
  • FIX: When an Xshell session using Keyboard Interactive authentication is called from Xftp, authentication is requested again.
Xshell 6 Build 0086, Apr 30, 2018
  • MOD: Changed activation method for PCs unable to connect to the activation server
Xshell 6 Build 0085, Apr 26, 2018
  • FIX: Network related product activation issue
Xshell 6 Build 0082, Apr 23, 2018
  • ADD: Version 6 Official release