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ZOC Terminal is a professional SSH Client and Terminal Emulator for Windows and macOS.
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Quick Start Guides → SSH Quick Start


Connecting to Servers

If you want to connect to a host via Secure Shell (SSH), select File Menu→Quick Connection.

This will bring up a dialog where you can select Secure Shell from the list of connection types.

Then enter your destination and select the desired emulation (Xterm or VT220 will work in most cases). The destination in the Connect to box can either be a host name or IP address, for example ssh.hogwarts.edu or

If you are connecting to a server which is running on a port other than 22 (the default for SSH), you can provide an alternate port number by entering it in the Port field. Leaving the port field empty, will use the SSH default port.

If you want to change terminal characteristics like window layout, colors, etc. click the Edit button to change options in the session profile. (Session profiles are predefined sets of options which can be used as the underlying configuration for a connection.)



Creating Desktop Links

In the Quick Connect dialog, note the Save As button which allows you to save a connection as a desktop icon, as an icon in the button bar or as an Host Directory entry.



Host Directory

To put a SSH host into the host directory go to File Menu→Host Directory and click New.

Enter a title for the entry and select the Secure Shell connection type. Then enter the host name or IP Address in the Connect to field. You should also specify an emulation (e.g. Xterm, Linux or VT220).

If you want ZOC to automatically log you in, you can specify the user name and password in the Login tab.



Security Warning

Saving your password will allow anyone who has access to ZOC to connect to the host without entering a password. Use this feature only in conjunction with a ZOC program password Options→Program Settings→Passwords.



File Transfer via SSH

To transfer files over SSH connections, please use SCP or Zmodem (see the description for the Secure Shell/SSH).



Other Related Topics

Read more about other SSH related functions like options, host names, ports etc.

Also read about the /SSH command line parameters which lets you start ZOC with an SSH session from the command line. Last but not least please click the Help button in the dialog where you edit entries in the host directory.

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