How to open a windows command prompt using MobaXterm?

MobaXterm comes with various client tools such as SSH, telnet, WSL, CMD, and so on. It can well handle a Windows command line as well, here is how,

How to open Windows command prompt using MobaXterm?

  • Open your MobaXterm
  • From the top menu, click on Sessions
  • From the Session settings window, click on the Shell button
  • Under the Basic Shell settings tab, select Terminal shell CMD
  • Also select a startup directory of your choice, which the CMD prompt will start it as you startup folder.
  • Now, Click the OK button to open a windows command window!

With this, you should be able to use multiple Windows command lines in a tabbed view, or along with your other sessions.

Mobaxterm how to open a windows command prompt (CMD Shell)