Xshell Tutorial

Getting Started

Learn how to create a Telnet, Rlogin or SSH session and how to connect to the remote Linux/Unix host. Telnet and Rlogin sessions are pretty simple to create, but an SSH session requires...

Public Key User Authentication

Xshell supports the public key user authentication method which is an alternative way of identifying the user to the remote server instead of typing the password. To use the public key user authentic...

Simply connect with local prompt or address bar

You can connect to a remote computer quickly by entering a command at the local prompt or at the Address bar. You can get the local prompt by closing the Sessions dialog box at st...

Using X11 forwarding

The X11 forwarding feature is a special case of port forwarding. The X11 protocol is used by PC X server software and the connection is made from the remote server to the local PC, a rev...

Copying and pasting

You can copy selected text, screen, and scroll buffer into the Windows clipboard and paste the clipboard contents to the terminal window. You can also copy the text to Notepad bypassing the cli...

Managing the quick command sets

You can assign frequently used text strings to quick commands to avoid repeated keyboard inputs and use simple mouse clicks to execute the commands. To display the Quick Commands ...

Using tunneling service for an email client of POP3 and SMTP protocol

For example, you are at home and want to retrieve your email from the server machine at work with a POP3 client program. If you connect to the server directly, your email client will send your ...