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I need to...
...get a commercially supported UNIX Secure Shell server.
...have secure terminal
for my Mac OS X systems.
...remotely access machines over the Internet.
...replace nonsecure Telnet.
...replace nonsecure FTP.
...download and upload files securely with simple drag and drop.
...connect from the road to check email.
...allow users to transfer files with limited access.
...lock down my firewall.
...automate or script secure file transfers.
...protect my private data.
...connect to hosts with a variety of terminal emulations.
What do you need to do?


I Need To…
Use the Same Secure Remote Access Software on Multiple Platforms

SecureCRT® provides secure remote access, file transfer, and data tunneling (port forwarding) for everyone in your organization. SecureCRT remote access software is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. 

One Client for Windows, Mac, and Linux Remote Access

SecureCRT for Mac OS X and Linux platforms delivers the same terminal emulation capabilities as SecureCRT for Windows, allowing your IT staff to install the same remote access client for all machines in your organization. The high-productivity user interface for all versions of our remote access software allows your staff to switch between operating systems with minimal retraining.

One Client, Many Time-Saving Features

SecureCRT remote access software for Windows, Mac, and Linux provides advanced time-saving features, including:

  • Tabbed and tiled sessions
    Keep track of many connections in one window
  • Advanced session management capabilities
    Name sessions, organize sessions in nested folders, and set up SecureCRT to automatically establish previous or saved connections on startup
  • Button bar
    Configure buttons to send commands and terminal functions, run scripts, and launch applications
  • Broadcasting
    Broadcast commands across all tabbed sessions
  • Mapped keys
    Minimize repetitive keystrokes
  • File transfer options
    Transfer files using SFTP, Xmodem, Zmodem, and Ymodem
  • Scripting
    Build a shared Windows and Mac automation library using Python scripting

SecureCRT for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux allows remote server access via SSH1, SSH2, Telnet, and serial protocols. (SecureCRT for Windows also supports remote access via Telnet/TLS, Rlogin, and TAPI.)

Get Started

VanDyke Software helps you achieve the right balance between strong security and easy remote access to your network from anywhere at any time. Try our client remote access software for Windows, Mac, and/or Linux free for 30 days. To get started:

Download SecureCRT for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux

To learn more about our remote access software, read our Secure Shell white papers.

If you have already completed your 30-day evaluation, purchase the remote access software you need.

Please contact us for assistance in finding the right solution for your organization.


VShell server, a secure alternative to Telnet and FTP with additional data tunneling services, is a secure portal to a Windows or UNIX server's resources and the network. VShell provides secure authentication, strong encryption, and data integrity using the open Secure Shell protocol (SSH2).

SecureCRT is an extremely customizable terminal emulator with support for Secure Shell (SSH1 and SSH2) as well as Telnet, Telnet/TLS, RLogin, Serial, and TAPI protocols. SecureCRT is ideal for connecting to remote systems running Windows, UNIX, and VMS.

SecureFX is a high-security file transfer client with great flexibility in configuration and transfer protocols. SecureFX includes a command-line utility for scripting batch jobs to perform secure unattended file transfers and also supports "relentless" file transfers that automatically reconnect and resume when connections are broken.