Joining a Shared Session

Click on the Screen Shot 2017-01-09 at 3.06.12 PM button in the Connection Browser to bring up the Share Dialog

FastX Desktop Share


Your Name

Display name in the shared session

Sharing Url

Url sent by the owner of the session


By default, FastX Shared Sessions communicate using Web Connections.  Some System Administrators restrict access to the FastX Web Server.  Check the Use SSH box to force a user to connect via SSH.  The user is required to have a login on the system he is connecting to


SSH port (default 22)


Login of the user


Path to the fastx_sci application if FastX is not installed in a default location. See Creating an SSH Connection