Terminal (based on PuTTY)

Terminal (based on PuTTY)

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The Terminal Connection page allows you to configure basic connection settings, such as host name and the connection type (Telnet, SSH, RAW, rlogin or Serial Port). You can also configure the connection to use an existing PuTTY connection or import an existing PuTTY connection.


Terminal Properties

Display Name (required)

Enter a display name for object.



Click the color picker button in the display name text box to select a color. In the User Interface settings you can configure to show the color in the navigation tree, the connection tab or as connection border.



Click the icon picker button next in the display name text box to select and assign a custom icon to the object.


Connection Type
Select one of the supported connection types: Existing PuTTY Session, SSH Connection, Telnet Connection, Serial Port Connection, Raw or Rlogin .


Depending on the selected connection type, availability of some property pages may change.


PuTTY Session (only available when Existing PuTTY Session is selected)

The drop down list will show all available PuTTY sessions.


Computer Name (required)

Enter the computer name or the IP address.


Click on the browse button (...) to open the Entry Editor dialog. The entry editor can be used to search for computers in your network and to add multiple entries for different servers with the same settings at the same time (when supported).


Alternatively, you can also just specify more computer names by separating them with a semicolon for bulk-add operations.


Select the TCP/IP port for the connection.


Enter a description for the object.


MAC Address

Use this optional field to record the remote computer's MAC address. You can then use this field in templates or tasks, like a wake-on-lan task, for example.