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    Configuring a Telnet/SSH Resource Profile (NSM Procedure)

    A Telnet/SSH resource profile is a resource profile that enables users to connect to internal server hosts in the clear using Telnet protocols or to communicate over an encrypted Secure Shell session through a Web-based terminal session emulation.

    To configure a Telnet/SSH resource profile:

    1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the Secure Access device for which you want to configure a Telnet/SSH resource profile.
    2. Click the Configuration tab, and select Users > Resource Profiles > Telnet/SSH. The corresponding workspace appears.
    3. Click the New button and the New dialog box appears.
    4. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 1.
    5. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

    Table 1: Configuring Telnet/SSH Resource Profile details

    OptionFunctionYour Action
    General tab


    Specifies the session type for this resource profile.

    Select Telnet or SSH from the Type drop-down list.


    Specifies the unique name for the resource profile.

    Enter the name.


    Specifies the description for the resource profile.

    Enter a description.


    Specifies the name or IP address of the server to which this resource profile should connect.

    Enter the name or IP address.


    Specifies the port on which the Secure Access device should connect to the server.

    Enter the port or scroll to one.


    Specifies the static username to pass the user’s credentials to the server.

    Enter the static username. For example enter <username> or another Secure Access device-appropriate session variable.

    Create access control policy

    Allows you to enable access to the specified server.

    Select the Create an access control policy check box to enable this feature.

    Role Selections tab

    Role Selections

    Allows you to specify the roles to which the resource profile applies.

    Select the role and, then click Add .

    Bookmarks tab > General tab


    Specifies the name of the bookmark.

    Enter the name.


    Describes the bookmark.

    Enter the description.

    Font Size

    Specifies the size of the bookmark.

    Enter a size from 8 to 36 pixels or scroll to the required number. (By default, the Secure Access device sets the font size to 12.)

    Screen Size

    Specifies the size of the server display window.

    Select a size from the drop-down list.

    Screen Buffer

    Allows the server window to change the number of rows to display during scrolling.

    Enter the value in the Screen Buffer box (By default, the Secure Access device sets the buffer at 100 rows.)


    Specifies the roles to which you want to display the bookmark.

    Select one of the following option:

    • All Available roles—Displays the bookmark to all of the roles associated with the resource profile.
    • Selected Roles—Displays the bookmark to a subset of the roles associated with the resource profile.
    Bookmarks tab > Role Selections

    Role Selections

    Allows you to specify the roles for which to display a bookmark.

    Note: The Role Selections tab is enabled only when you select Selected Roles option from the Applies to roles drop-down list.

    Select the role, and then click Add.

    Published: 2013-01-03