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Top SSH Clients for iPhone

So you
want to enter to your computer or another computer over a network, to give
commands in an inaccessible machine, and to move files? SSH or Secure Shell is
the program you need.   It provides strong confirmation and secure
communications over a not so secured channel. What if you don’t have your
laptop with you? This could be really hard since not all computers have SSH. So
here is a list of SSH clients for your iPhone.









Touchterm


Touchterm
is a free version of Touchterm Pro that connects with all servers. It doesn’t
have the fancy features and gestures of TouchTerm Pro but can be recommended as
an SSH client. It is driven by industry-standard OpenSSH, Open-source library
and has clocked months of daily usage of a massive user base.

Features
include RSA/DSA public key authentication, complete server, connection,
password, and SSH Key management, application Lock,  both Wi-Fi and EDGE/3G support. Full
special-key support, allows displaying terminal output, Landscape mode support,
configurable font size and color and support for almost all commonly used
international character encoding.

iSSH


iSSH
is a  front-end application to the
command line application. iSSH gives an easy way to start an SSH connection to
a remote computer.  It includes: ports to
forward to the remote computer, or, to start an SSH SOCKS proxy. The first
could be used to forward a VNC connection over SSH and the latter could be used
to bypass your work’s website filters. Either way, iSSH offers a simple way to
start an SSH connection for those who don’t know how to use the Terminal or just
don’t need it. SSH and Telnet emulator of VT100, VT102, VT220, ANSI, and xterm
terminals. It is incorporated with a tunneled VNC and RDP client and an X
server.

pTerm

A very simple SSH client and xterm terminal emulator. Its features
include; SSH, Telnet, and Raw Socket (TCP) support; xterm terminal emulation;
80×24 standard unix terminal window; Pinch to zoom in the terminal; Landscape
and Portrait modes; Support for CTRL keys; Works over Edge, 3G, or WiFi
connections

Prompt

Ideal for
system administrators, web developers, movie-style hackers or any person who
needs to connect remotely and type. It looks and works great on iPhone, your
iPad, and even iPod Touch. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for
iPhone 5
Features
include effortless favorites,
customizable special keys, autocomplete, keyfile support, Bluetooth keyboards
including special keys, password lock, Bonjour server detection.


Rapid SSH 

RapidSSH
is a powerful and complete Terminal App for Apple iPad and iPhone, enabling
SSH, Telnet and RAW connectivity to devices over Wifi and 3G. Full
multi-session capability, complex scripting, remote screen sharing via web,
Dropbox support, and full logging. It supports SSH v1, SSH v2, SSH Agent, Agent
Forwarding, and full scripting.

These
are great applications, and each offers something the other doesn’t. Choose
which ones you think you really need. You can enjoy your gadget fully with this
app so go get one! 


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