Establishing an SSH connection
An SSH (Secure Socket Handling) connection allows you to securely access a switch remotely.
You must be in privileged EXEC mode to make an SSH connection to a switch.
To establish an SSH connection with default parameters, enter
-l followed by the
username you want to use and the
ip_address of the switch.
switch# ssh -l admin 10.20.51.68
yes if prompted.
The authenticity of host '10.20.51.68 (10.20.51.68)' can't be established. RSA key fingerprint is ea:32:38:f7:76:b7:7d:23:dd:a7:25:99:e7:50:87:d0. Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes Warning: Permanently added '10.20.51.68' (RSA) to the list of known hosts. firstname.lastname@example.org's password: ******** SECURITY WARNING: The default password for at least one default account (root, admin and user) have not been changed. Welcome to the Brocade Network Operating System Software admin connected from 10.20.51.66 using ssh on C60_68F
switch# ssh -l admin -m hmac-md5 -c aes128-cbc 10.20.51.68