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RSH Connection Settings

The screenshot below depicts the Remote Shell (RSH) connection configuration dialog and settings.  

(For more information on other session property configuration tabs, please see Session Properties.)

The following RSH configuration settings are available to properly setup your device connection and terminal session.

Auto ConnectIf this option is enabled, then the terminal session will attempt to establish a connection immediately when opened in Indigo.
RSH Host

The RSH server/host should be provided in this configuration field.
This entry can be an IP address, computer name, or DNS hostname.

RSH Port

The RSH server/host port can be used if a custom RSH port must be provided.
(The default port for the RSH protocol is port 513.)

Command To Execute This command instruction will be automatically sent to the server/host when a connection is established. 

RSH Connection Authentication Options

When using a RSH connection, Indigo can provide an option for automated password authentication.  
(The RSH protocol intrinsically supports authentication as part of the protocol.)  


Authentication Method

This option allows you to set the session authentication method. For RSH connections, Indigo supports the following options:

Authentication MethodDescription
NoneNo authentication method is applied.
Password (connection)

Use this option to provide basic username and password credentials to the RSH server/host.
(This is a protocol based implementation, where the user credentials are negotiated as part of the RSH protocol at the time of connection.)  

UsernameThis is the user name that Indigo will provide when authenticating with the RSH server/host.
PasswordThis is the password that Indigo will provide when authenticating with the RSH server/host.
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