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Starting the SRC CLI


When you log in to the CLI, the privileges for your user account determine which commands and configuration statements you can access. A login account with superuser privileges gives a user access to all commands and statements.

To log in to a C Series Controller and start the CLI:

  1. Log in to a C Series Controller through an account that has super-user privileges.


    If you enter an incorrect password, you are prompted to enter an LDAP password.

    For example, to log in to a C Series Controller through an SSH session:

  2. Start the CLI:

    The > command prompt shows you are in operational mode. Later, when you enter configuration mode, the prompt will change to #.

For information about the SRC CLI, see SRC CLI Overview.