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These settings are available in the General section of the Secure Shell Settings dialog box.

Item Name UI Description
Enable compression Specifies for the client to request compression of all data. Compression is desirable on modem lines and other slow connections, but will only slow down response rate on fast networks.
Enable server keep alive Specifies to sends NOOP messages to the server through the secure tunnel at the specified interval. Use this setting to maintain the connection to the server. Use Interval to specify how frequently server alive messages are sent.
Logging level Determines how much information is written to the Secure Shell log file.
Port number Specifies the port to connect to on the server. The default is 22, which is the standard port for Secure Shell connections.
Reuse existing connection if available Specifies that multiple sessions for the same host reuse the original Secure Shell connection, and therefore don't require re-authentication. If you clear this setting, Reflection establishes a new connection for each session, which means that each new connection repeats the authentication process.