Secure Shell


This command allows you to use the protocol, Secure Shell (SSH) to remotely log into a host from a switch.

Syntax   ssh host -l user


Specifies the hostname or IP address of a host.


Specifies a configured user on the host.

Defaults   None.

Access   CLI

History   Command introduced in nvOS Version 1.2.1.

Usage   A switch can remotely log into another host. This command initiates a remote login using a secure, encrypted communication with the SSH protocol.

Examples  To remotely log into the switch at as the admin, use the following command:

CLI network-admin@switch > ssh admin@

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