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How To Enable SSH on DS-4100B Running FOS v5.0.1b


How To Enable SSH on DS-4100B Running FOS v5.0.1b

Please advise


Chetan R

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Re: How To Enable SSH on DS-4100B Running FOS v5.0.1b

refer CLI Guide command "secmodeenable"

Secure Shell access is configurable by the Telnet Policy that is available through Secure Fabric OS.

However, Fabric OS v4.4.0 and v5.0.1 support Secure Shell whether or not Secure Fabric OS is


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Re: How To Enable SSH on DS-4100B Running FOS v5.0.1b


Thank you for your response,

I did refer the CLI Guide v5.0 for secmodeenable, i didn't find option to enable SSH

Synopsis: secmodeenable | ]


Will the following have the option to enable SSH



     system services(yes, y, no, n): yes

Please advise


Chetan R

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Re: How To Enable SSH on DS-4100B Running FOS v5.0.1b


Found the following solution to enable SSH on switches running older FOS

In the FOS v5.0.1b , the SSH is already enabled henceforth execute the following commands to see the status of the SSH in the switch.

1) chkconfig

2) ps -ef|grep ssh


SW1:root> chkconfig

        Flag                 State

        ====                 =====

        asd                  on

        authd                on

        cald                 on

        crond                on

        diag                 on

        emd                  on

        essd                 on

        evmd                 on

        fabos                on

        fabosSetDbg          off

        fabricd              on

        fcpd                 on

        fdmid                on

        ficud                on

        fspfd                on

        fwd                  on

        hamd                 on

        hmond                on

        ipc                  on

        msd                  on

        mtracer              off

        network              on

        nsd                  on

        panicdump            on

        pcmcia               off

        pdmd                 on

        psd                  on

        pttest               on

        raslogd              on

        rcsd                 on

        rpcd                 on

        secd                 on

        setmodem             on

        snmpd                on

        sshd                 on          <<<<<< Look to see if sshd is ON

        suppress_asserts     off

        suppress_panic_mode  off

        swdd                 on

        syslog               on

        track_changes        on

        tsd                  on

        wdtd                 on

        webd                 on

        zoned                on

SW1:root> ps -ef|grep ssh

root       628     1  0  2011 ?        00:00:00 /usr/sbin/sshd

root      5986     1  0  2011 ?        00:00:00

root      5990     1  0  2011 ?        00:00:00

root      6261     1  0  2011 ?        00:00:00

root     23564     1  0  2011 ?        00:00:00

root       874   628  0 06:38 ?        00:00:00 /usr/sbin/sshd

root       875   874  0 06:38 ?        00:00:00 /usr/sbin/sshd

root      1644   628  0 08:36 ?        00:00:01 /usr/sbin/sshd

root      1645  1644  0 08:36 ?        00:00:00 /usr/sbin/sshd

root      4566  4525  0 16:56 pts/3    00:00:00 grep ssh

If you find the sshd set to OFF, below is the command to enable SSH

Switch#chkconfig sshd on


Chetan R

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