New Video Series: Personal Config Data

A video series detailing how to store common configuration settings in the cloud (while keeping personal config settings secure in a local location) is now available on our YouTube Channel.

The series contains three videos:

  1. Separating Personal from Common Configuration Data
    Introduction to the feature new in SecureCRT & SecureFX 7.2 which allows you to store personal data separately from other saved session data.

  2. Using Separate Configuration Folders
    How to effectively use separate configuration folders for common and personal data either among team members, or personally across multiple machines.

  3. Reverting Back to a Single Configuration Folder
    Details how to get back to using a single config folder for all saved session data.

You can watch all three of these videos in sequence using the following YouTube playlist link:


Sessions Video Part 4: Time-saving Tips & Tricks

The fourth and final video in the Sessions series, Time-saving Tips & Tricks, has been published to our YouTube Channel and the Sessions series playlist has been updated to make the entire series available for easy viewing in succession.

Have ideas for video content you’d like to see from VanDyke Software? Let us know!

Sessions Video Part 4: Time-saving Tips & Tricks


SecureCRT: It’s In There!

Back in the 80’s, there was a commercial for a pasta sauce where the dad is going through the list of ingredients that need to be in a good sauce and his son keeps saying “It’s in there!” Often, when we get a question from a customer about specific functionality in SecureCRT, the answer is “It’s in there!”

Here’s a recent example of this from the forums:

Here are some resources to help you discover what’s “in there”:

Or you can contact support and if it’s not already “in there”, they will create a request.

If you want a blast from the past, here’s the pasta sauce commercial:

Tip: Configuring VShell® as an SFTP Backup Server for Cisco Unified CallManager (CUCM/CCM)

The Backup Server for Cisco Unified CallManager (CUCM), formerly known as Cisco CallManager (CCM), has the ability to back up files to a server using the SFTP protocol.

VShell provides secure file transfer capabilities and rock solid, reliable performance. This makes VShell for Windows a popular choice as the destination server for CUCM.

This tip describes how to set up VShell for Windows to be the destination server for CUCM.

Read the full tip