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Mosh support

Mosh being an SSH for mobile terminals, it would only seem appropriate for this app to support it!

For those who haven't heard of it before, head to and read all about it. Basic idea is to use UDP rather than TCP, which lets you reconnect after a connection dropout, meaning you can easily be on the go, changing wifi/data antennas without any issues.

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  • Tim Wright commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    @zencuke usually that means that the firewall is turned on on the target system. Mosh wants to use UDP ports (by default 60000 IIRC), and if that's blocked, you'll get a blank screen.


  • zencuke commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I follow the above instructions and get a blank screen except for the local keypress echo and type ahead features.. To be precise I didn't follow the instructions exactly. I couldn't because the host already existed. I enabled mosh after testing ssh connections. I'm using an RSH key on this connection. mosh -v says 1.2.6 on my debian stretch server. I can turn mosh off and connect with ssh again. That works. I've done this cycle several times with no change. Basic ssh works, enabling mosh results in a blank screen.

    -steve (aka zencuke)

  • Scott Mackie commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I asked about this a few years back and “you were working on it”. Are you guys still planning to work on mosh support for OSX? For those of us on laptops behind VPNs, it’s almost a requirement to have something relatively stable like mosh as the connection protocol. It’s obviously been done for IOS. Can we have it (in premium) for OSX?



  • James commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    if this supported mosh (udp) I would buy it in an instant. it makes total sense given ios's limitations in backgrounding!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes please! I'm often using server auditor on the train where there's constantly interruptions in the reception.

  • Justin Flory commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yeah!! Glad to see that it's now in planning stages. I hope it gets implemented on Android as well, would be a shame to see this only on one platform!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please could you add mosh support to the premium version. I'm ready to buy when you add this feature.

  • Joonas Kauhanen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm buying whichever SSH app implements this first. iSSH had it but the app developer stopped support and pulled it from the store. I will gladly get the pro version for this feature!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would be nice but mosh has some requirements that are possible to port over to iOS currently. Perl libraries that would have to be converted into C libraries. So server auditor will have to wait for that to happen before it can be implemented.

  • Maxmaxmax commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    A must have. Beenlooking for an app supporting mosh. Hopefully server auditor reads this as it is rue second most wanted feature!

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