SSH Secure Host Access

Take advantage of Ericom's family of SSH secure terminal emulations and secure file transfer products. From our small and fast PowerTerm Plus to our web based enterprise solution, PowerTerm WebConnect, Ericom has the right solution for you.



Low Cost, Small, Fast

PowerTerm Plus - A fast, small footprint emulator designed to meet the needs of UNIX users. PowerTerm Plus includes a SFTP file transfer Client, a menu-based point-and-click tool for performing secure file transfers. In addition, PowerTerm Plus also supports file transfer via Xmodem, Ymodem, Zmodem, Kermit and ASCII. PowerTerm Plus supports the following emulations: VT52 through VT525, Televideo 925/950/955, SCO, ANSI, WYSE 50/60, AT386 and AIXTerm.
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Multi-Host and Multi-Client Solution Windows Edition

PowerTerm InterConnect - The ideal connectivity solution for companies with multiple host types. PowerTerm InterConnect supports all the features of PowerTerm Plus including SFTP and the following emulations: IBM 3270, IBM 5250, VT 52 525, IBM 3151, ANSI, SCO, AT386, Linux, AIXterm, Wyse 370, Wyse 50+/50/60, Televideo, Data General, HP 700/92, HP 700/96, Tandem 6530, Siemens, ADDS/VP A2, HZ 1500.
Security includes: SSL, SSH, SSH Keys, SFTP, Kerberos - Secured Single Sign On.
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Multi-Host Enterprise Solution with VBA

PowerTerm Pro Enterprise - supports all the features and emulations of PowerTerm InterConnect including SFTP plus it includes Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). PowerTerm Pro Enterprise enables seamless integration with Microsoft Office applications and comprehensive task automation. PowerTerm Pro Enterprise supports the following emulations: VT52 through VT525, Televideo 925/950/955, SCO, ANSI, WYSE 50/60, AT386, AIXTerm, IBM 3270, IBM 5250, HP 700/9x, and Tandem 6530. Supports Secure FTP and Supports SSH Private Keys.
PowerTerm Pro Enterprise
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Web-to-Host Enterprise Solution

PowerTerm WebConnect is installed once on a central server and then automatically downloaded into the user's browser as needed; there is no client side installation. To further lower your Total Cost of Ownership, PowerTerm WebConnect licenses are concurrent usage licenses; you purchase a "pool" of licenses that are shared among all the users. PowerTerm WebConnect also provides central administration of accounts and supports both LDAP and WinNT Authentication. PowerTerm WebConnect also provides secure LPD/LPR remote printing, which is also firewall and dynamic IP address friendly. Lastly, PowerTerm WebConnect supports the following emulations: VT52 through VT525, Televideo 925/950/955, SCO, ANSI, WYSE 50/60, AT386, AIXTerm, IBM 3270, IBM 5250, HP 700/9x, and Tandem 6530.
PowerTerm WebConnect
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About SSH (Secure Shell) protocol

SSH allows for the secure transfer of data between two networked devices, allowing you to securely log into a machine to execute comments remotely or to move files between two machines. SSH also provides strong authentication and secure communications over insecure channels. If you want to learn more about SSH and SFTP (secure file transfers), click here.

Using PowerTerm SSH Clients


To specify SSH Security parameters when defining connections:
  1. Select SSH in the Security Type dropdown list and click Details. The SSH Security dialog is displayed:
    SSH Security Dialog in PowerTerm
  2. Select the desired SSH Version.
  3. Specify the SSH properties.
  4. Click OK.
To specify Kerberos Security parameters (Windows only):
  1. Select Kerberos in the Security Type dropdown list and click Details. The Kerberos Login dialog is displayed:
    Kerberos Login Dialog in PowerTerm
  2. Specify User ID and select the desired options.
  3. Click OK.
To save a connection:
  1. Select Communication | Connect. The Connect dialog appears.
  2. Select Session Type and enter required parameters.
  3. Select the Terminal Type and ID.
  4. Select the desired Security to be employed in the connection.
  5. Specify, if necessary, the Script and/or Setup files to be run upon connection.
  6. Click Save As. The Save Session dialog appears.
  7. Enter a Session Name and click OK. The connection is displayed in the Sessions List.
To use an existing connection:
  1. Select Communication | Connect. The Connect dialog appears.
  2. Select the desired session from the Sessions List.
  3. Click Connect.
To modify connection parameters:
  1. Select Communication | Connect. The Connect, dialog appears.
  2. Select the desired session from the Sessions List.
  3. Make desired changes in the parameters.
  4. Click Modify.
To rename a session:
  1. Select Communication | Connect. The Connect dialog appears.
  2. Select the desired session from the Sessions List.
  3. Click Rename. The Rename Session dialog appears.
  4. Enter a new Session Name and click OK.
To delete a connection:
  1. Select Communication | Connect. The Connect dialog appears.
  2. Select the desired session from the Sessions List.
  3. Click Delete. A confirmation notification is displayed.
  4. Click OK. The connection is deleted

To learn more about SSH and secure file (SFTP) within PowerTerm emulation products, contact info@ericom.com


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