Online Learning Video: Using SecureCRT’s Dependent Sessions to Connect to a Jump Host

A common networking problem is needing to reach certain host machines that can only be connected to from a jump host or a bastion server.

If your jump host or bastion server is an SSH2 server that supports port forwarding, SecureCRT’s dependent session feature makes it easy to reach those secondary hosts behind the bastion server.

This video shows you how to set up SecureCRT dependent sessions to make these types of connections.

How to Use SecureCRT’s Dependent Sessions to Connect to a Jump Host

You can see more SecureCRT videos on the VanDyke Software YouTube Channel.

Online Learning Video: How to Configure VShell for Windows as a File Transfer-Only Server

The VShell server provides access to specific functionality such as:

  • File Transfer
  • Command Shell Access
  • Port Forwarding

While VShell provides all of this functionality, your specific project may only require file transfer capabilities.

This video shows you how to enable file transfer for most users, while allowing an administrator to continue to have access to the other functionality. The video also shows you how to restrict permissions to certain protocols, such as SCP, SFTP, and FTPS. If needed, you can set up VShell as an SFTP server.

How to Configure VShell for Windows as a File Transfer-Only Server

You can see more VShell videos on the VanDyke Software YouTube Channel.

Online Learning Video: Moving Configurations Using SecureCRT’s Import/Export Tool

Moving your SecureCRT configuration from one machine to another – for backup or migrating to a new machine – is a straightforward process when you know what to do.

This video shows you how to use SecureCRT’s import/export tool to move your configuration from one machine to another (available in versions 7.3 and newer).

How to Move Configurations Using SecureCRT’s Import/Export Tool

Instructions for versions prior to 7.3 are in the FAQ, “How do I copy my sessions and setting between SecureCRT for Mac/Linux and Windows

You can see more SecureCRT videos on the VanDyke Software YouTube Channel.

Getting Started Videos: How to Install VShell

We’ve developed a series of videos that introduce you to the VShell file transfer and SSH2 access server and help you get started with installation and setup.

The video below will walk you through installing VShell for Windows and covers customization options such as enabling FIPS mode and LSA modules and changing where VShell program files are installed.

How to Install VShell for Windows

You can see more VShell videos on the VanDyke Software YouTube Channel.