mssh(1) tool to administrate multiple servers at once


mssh [OPTION]... (-a ALIAS | HOSTS[:PORT])


MultiSSH is a GTK+ based ssh client to issue the same commands to multiple servers.

MultiSSH will connect to the servers specified in HOSTS into optional PORT.


-a, --alias=ALIAS
Open hosts associated with named alias
-h, --help
Display this help and exit
-V, --version
Output version information and exit


The configuration file for MultiSSH should be located in $HOME/.mssh_clusters

It uses a simple key: value pair system with an alias on the left of the colon and a space separated list of hosts on the right.

Also uses a combination of {key} value system with a command alias inside curls on the left and a text to send to the terminals on the right.


Modifier key (configurable throught preferences) + arrow key to move around terminals.

Ctrl + Shift + x to toggling maximize terminal.

Ctrl + Shift + n to show the dialog for adding new host.


MultiSSH was originally written by Bradley Smith <[email protected]> and it is currently develop by Héctor García <[email protected]>


Copyright (C) 2014 Héctor García <[email protected]>
Copyright (C) 2009 Bradley Smith <[email protected]>


Report bugs to <[email protected]>.