tmate v2.4.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-11-16 // over 4 years ago
  • ๐Ÿ†• New Features:

    • Add support for named sessions. Run tmate with tmate -k api_key -n session_name -r session_name_ro to name sessions. See
    • Add a foreground mode with tmate -F. This is useful when tmate is used only for remote access. See
    • ๐Ÿ‘€ Add SSH key access control. Run tmate with -a authorized_keys or set tmate-authorized-keys in the tmate configuration file. This will allow access to tmate to only SSH clients with keys contained in the authorized keys file. See
    • SSH keys are no longer needed to use tmate

    ๐Ÿ› Bug fixes:

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix reconnection bug due to misconfigured keepalives

    Existing feature changes:

    • ๐Ÿ”ง Tmux configuration file ~/.tmux.conf is no longer loaded.. You may add source-file ~/.tmux.conf in ~/.tmate.conf to retain the older behavior. Discussion can be found in #108
    • ๐ŸŽ‰ Initial connection strings are now shown in a separate window at start time

Previous changes from v2.3.1