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SSH Shell


SSH Shell allows you to create an SSH Shell session.


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


SSH Settings

SSH Settings

SSH Settings




Host name

Enter the remote host name to connect to the SSH Server.


Enter the port to connect on the SSH Server.


Enter the username to connect to the SSH Server.


Enter the password to connect to the SSH Server.


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

Private Keys

The private key settings apply to Build-in SSH and Built-in SSH Shell. They allow you to provide a key file instead of a password for SSH connections.

SSH - Private Key

SSH - Private Key



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 use your personal private key that has been previously configured in your account settings.

Private vault: Allows you to use your private vault for the private key which is contained in the user area of the database.



SSH Shell - Advanced

SSH Shell - Advanced



Enable X11 forwarding

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

Internet protocol

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

Default (WinSCP)



Close on disconnect or error

Close the session when disconnecting or when encountering an error.

Allow agent forwarding

Allow the agent forwarding.

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