Introducing the 9.0 Official Releases of SecureCRT, SecureFX, and VanDyke ClientPack

The Official releases of SecureCRT 9.0, SecureFX 9.0, and VanDyke ClientPack 9.0 are now available for download.

New in SecureCRT 9.0 (Official)

  • Consolidate network connections within SecureCRT 9.0 for Windows by connecting RDP sessions in tabs or tiles.
  • Python 3 support adds to the extensive scripting options available in SecureCRT, allowing automation of administrative tasks. External modules can be called from Python 3 scripts, making scripting even more powerful.
  • On Windows, save time with the integrated scratchpad tab and script editor tab. Just open a scratchpad tab and start writing notes. Edit local Python or ActiveX scripts without leaving SecureCRT.
  • Customize SecureCRT to work for you.  Set the status bar to show only the items you choose, in the order you want to see them. Pre-load agent keys to save time. Use the Command Manager to save and organize commands in folders.

Visit the SecureCRT 9.0 (Official) page for a list of new features.
Download SecureCRT 9.0 (Official).

The RDP implementation seems rock-solid. Way better than what Windows has. I’ll be using this function from now on.  — Geoffrey Aigeltinger, Verification specialist with a global communications technology company

SecureCRT 9.0 Supports RDP

Consolidate network connections within SecureCRT by connecting RDP sessions in tabs or tiles.

New in SecureFX 9.0 (Official)

  • Amazon S3 support allows you to easily transfer files to and from your secure Amazon cloud storage.
  • Enhanced file transfer options streamline your workflow.  Automatically remove files from the transfer queue and enable time stamping by the destination server.
  • Save time with the ability to pre-load agent keys.  Find sessions even faster using wildcards in the Session Manager filter box.

Visit the SecureFX 9.0 (Official) page for a list of new features.
Download SecureFX 9.0 (Official).

New in VanDyke Clientpack 9.0 (Official)

  • ClientPack now supports the rsa-sha2-256 and rsa-sha2-512 public-key algorithms (RFC 8332).
  • Platform support now includes Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Visit the VanDyke ClientPack (Official) page for a list of new features.
Download VanDyke ClientPack 9.0 (Official).

You can download any of the 9.0 Official releases from the download page.

We want to hear your feedback. Send questions, requests, and bug reports to support@vandyke.com

Introducing VShell 4.6 (Official) with Single Sign On for Enterprise Edition with HTTPS on Windows

We’re pleased to announce the release of VShell Server 4.6 (Official).

VShell 4.6 (Official) Enterprise Edition with HTTPS for Windows now supports Single Sign On (SSO). Give your end users more convenience.

Expand your ability to automate operations with new trigger variables to customize file renaming and send file transfer summaries.

Take advantage of increased security by supporting RSA SHA-256 and SHA-512 algorithms for host keys and public-key authentication.

Download a 60-day evaluation today!

Here’s what’s new in VShell 4.6 (Official):

HTTPS Single Sign On (SSO) (Windows only)

Provide your Windows users with a convenient way to log on to VShell Enterprise Edition with HTTPS without entering a username or password. SSO reduces helpdesk workload by decreasing the risk of accidental VShell account lockouts and resulting password reset requests.

Enhanced automatic file renaming capabilities

Customize names of files or folders when moving or copying files in response to file operations. Standardize or specialize names by inserting dates, timestamps, usernames, session IDs, protocol, pre-defined text, and more.

Automatically send email with file transfer summary (Windows only)

Use logout triggers to send email notifications with the number of files uploaded, the list of files uploaded, the number of files downloaded, and the list of files downloaded during the session.

Automatically run commands that use file transfer summary variables

Use logout triggers to run commands or scripts using the number of files uploaded, the list of files uploaded, the number of files downloaded, and the list of files downloaded during the session.

Algorithm support

VShell now supports the rsa-sha2-256 and rsa-sha2-512 algorithms (RFC 8332) for host keys and public-key authentication.

SSH2 extension negotiation

For clients that support extension negotiation as specified in RFC 8308, upon request VShell will now send the list of available public-key algorithms.

Specified character restriction

Configure VShell to prevent clients from using specific characters in file and directory names.

Platform support

Support has been added for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Fully-functional evaluation copies of VShell 4.6 (Official) can be downloaded and evaluated for 60 days. VShell evaluators have full access to VanDyke Software’s expert technical support to assist with installation, configuration, and testing during the 60-day VShell evaluation period.

We want to hear your feedback
Send your questions, requests, or bug reports to support@vandyke.com.

8.7.3 (Official) Maintenance Release of SecureCRT and SecureFX Now Available

8.7.3 maintenance releases are now available for SecureCRT and SecureFX. Version 8.7 is compatible with Windows 10, macOS 10.15 Catalina, and Ubuntu 19.x.

This a maintenance release that addresses issues found in version 8.7.2.

Download the 8.7.3 releases today. As always, you can evaluate these new releases without charge for 30 days.

New in SecureCRT 8.7 (Official)

  • Keyword highlighting enhancement: Keyword highlighting is more versatile with the ability to match phrases and substrings for literal strings and regular expressions.
  • Command Manager (Windows only): Streamline repetitive tasks with the dockable Command Manager, which makes it easy to organize commands into named folders, filter commands by name, and launch them with a double click or by pressing Enter. Commands and command folders can also be shared with the button bar and vice versa.
  • Local shell session (Windows): On Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019 or later, you can open a local shell session within SecureCRT. A tabbed CMD or PowerShell session makes it easy to work on the local system without having to leave SecureCRT. Local shell was already supported on macOS and Linux.
  • True Color support: Xterm 24-bit color (True Color) is now supported.
  • Dark Mode support (Mac): Dark Mode support has been added for macOS 10.14 and later.

Visit the SecureCRT 8.7 (Official) page for a list of new features.
Download SecureCRT 8.7.3 (Official).

 

 

New in SecureFX 8.7 (Official)

  • Multiple local windows: You can now open multiple local windows within SecureFX. When doing synchronized browsing, the remote session will be paired with its own local window.
  • Dark mode support (Mac): Dark Mode support has been added on macOS 10.14 and later.
  • WebDAV support: SecureFX can now connect using the HTTPS (WebDAV) transfer protocol.

Visit the SecureFX 8.7 (Official) page for a list of new features.
Download SecureFX 8.7.3 (Official).

You can download any of the 8.7.3 Official releases from the official download page.

We want to hear your feedback. Send questions, requests, and bug reports to support@vandyke.com

VShell 4.5.3 (Official) Maintenance Release Now Available

VShell 4.5.3 (Official) is now available for download.

This is a maintenance release to address issues found in VShell 4.5.2.

Here’s what’s new in VShell 4.5 (Official):

HTTPS support (Linux/Mac, previously Windows only)

Provide an easy-to-use, browser-based file transfer solution for staff, customers, and external partners. End users can connect to VShell Enterprise Edition with HTTPS to upload and download files, and more. No need to train end users on client software and no plugins to install. Customize the user web interface with your company colors and logo.


WebDAV support (All platforms)

VShell Enterprise Edition with HTTPS allows users to connect with a WebDAV client to upload and download files securely. Users can take advantage of WebDAV functionality to edit and collaborate on content.

Folder monitor (Windows)

Detect when new files are created, moved, or copied to a particular folder and initiate actions such as automatic transfer to another SFTP server.

CUCM configuration wizard (Windows)

Use this wizard for easier configuration of VShell to receive file uploads (backups) from Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM).

Limit maximum concurrent connections for users and groups (Linux/Mac, previously Windows only)

Control how many sessions are allowed for users and groups for SSH2, SFTP, and FTPS connections. Specify the maximum number of concurrent connections for all users/groups, or set individual limits for particular users/groups.

Workgroup Edition provides more concurrent connections

The VShell Workgroup Edition now provides 25 concurrent connections (previously 10).

Fully-functional evaluation copies of VShell 4.5.3 (Official) can be downloaded and evaluated for 60 days. During evaluation, VShell evaluators have full access to VanDyke Software’s expert technical support to assist with installation, configuration, and testing.

We want to hear your feedback
Please send your questions, requests, or bug reports to support@vandyke.com.