Xshell Introduction

Xshell is a powerful SSH, TELNET, and RLOGIN terminal emulator for Windows platforms. It allows users to gain access to Unix/Linux hosts easily and securely on a Windows workstation. SSH (Secure Shell) protocol supports encryption and user authentication for secure connections over Internet, and it replaces legacy protocols such as TELNET and RLOGIN.

Xshell has been designed to satisfy both beginners and advanced users. It adopts the standard Windows style guide for easy and convenient user interface, and it works seamlessly with other Windows applications. It also provides advanced users with powerful features such as local commands, searching with regular expressions, dynamic port forwarding, international languages and so forth. For a full list of features in Xshell, see the Features section.