FastX on iPad

The FastX Web Client is fully compatible with Safari on iPad. However due to the nature of the Virtual Keyboard on the iPad, not all buttons can be natively sent across. The FastX browser client has a virtual keys that … Continued

FastX Https options

The FastX web server is built on node js and can take extra options to enable and disable cipher suites in a production environment.  Https options are advanced features and prior knowledge of TLS and security protocols are assumed. For … Continued


Developers wishing to integrate FastX into their own application may need Cross Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) when making requests across domains. CORS can be configured in the WWW section of the Admin UI (or by adding the cors parameter in … Continued

FastX Event Listeners

The following Event Listeners are available on the Xrdp DOM document. Note Users have access to these options in the xrdp menu at the top of a session.  If you are creating your own menu, or want to hide the … Continued

FastX System Configuration Overview

FastX is highly configurable to meet the needs of individual users and corporations alike.  By configuring files, IT managers can turn FastX into a Gateway Servers, or Clusters, or perform management tasks like creating administrators or monitoring login attempts. We … Continued


Message of the Day that appears when a user logs in The file is a JSON object with the following parameters motd Text to be displayed when a user logs in.   HTML is supported.


Configuration for advanced authentication methods The file is a JSON object with the following parameters ssh Configuration for ssh authentication.  This is a JSON object with the following parameters basic Force username/password authentication (bool — default false) publicKey Enable Public … Continued

FastX Session Monitoring

    FastX Administrators have the ability to monitor and manage all FastX Sessions in a cluster from all users. Click on the System Configuration Icon From there managers can view all the running sessions in a cluster and connect … Continued

FastX Administrator Manual

  Installation System Requirements Root Installation Non-root Installation Licensing System Configuration Configuration HTTP Clustering Themes Profiles Bookmarks Commands Client Settings Authentication  Administrators Message of the Day Monitoring Building Custom Clients

FastX Desktop Client End User Manual

The Connection Browser Which Connection Method to Use Creating an SSH Connection Creating a Web Connection Joining a Shared Session The Session Browser Starting a new Session Interacting With Sessions    

The Session Browser

The Session Browser is the main interface for creating FastX sessions.  This page lets you create, connect, terminate etc your sessions, as well as view previews of running sessions.  This page appears once you have successfully authenticated. Desktop Client Browser … Continued

Starting a New Session (Desktop)

Click the  button to create a new session.  A session dialog will appear The session dialog is divided into two sections: bookmarks and command parameters Bookmarks   Bookmarks are predefined commands, either from a system administrator (Global), or from the user … Continued

Interacting With Sessions (Desktop)

Running Sessions are shown in the Session Browser   Connecting to a Session Double Click on the session to connect to it.  The number of active connections is listed in the corner   Disconnecting a Session Click on the  icon and … Continued

Creating an SSH Connection

The FastX Desktop Client allows users to connect to the FastX server via the SSH protocol.  Authentication is done through SSH and all standard auth methods are supported.  All data is securely encrypted and travels through an SSH tunnel on … Continued

Creating a Web Connection

Advanced users may want to connect using the Web Connection.  The Web Connection allows advanced authentication methods (SSH,SAML etc) as well as certain other clustering features not available when using the SSH Connection alone. FastX Desktop Client: Creating a Web … Continued

Which Connection Method to Use

The FastX Desktop Client offers multiple connection methods depending on your system’s set up.  Both methods have their advantages and it is important to weigh the requirements of your organization when making a choice. The SSH Connection Method The SSH … Continued

Joining a Shared Session

Click on the  button in the Connection Browser to bring up the Share Dialog   Your Name Display name in the shared session Sharing Url Url sent by the owner of the session Use SSH By default, FastX Shared Sessions communicate … Continued

Starting a New Session (Browser)

Click the Launch Session button to create a new session.  A session dialog will appear The session dialog is divided into two sections: bookmarks and command parameters. Bookmarks Bookmarks are predefined commands, either from a system administrator, or from the user. … Continued