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Configuring the System to Accept SSH and Telnet Connections

You can enable SSH and Telnet to let users who have the appropriate privileges connect to the system. For security reasons, we recommend that you do not allow remote users to access the CLI as root. The system does not allow root access over a Telnet connection. For more information, see SRC–PE Getting Starting Guide, Chapter 7, Configuring Remote Access to a C–series Platform.

To configure the system to accept SSH connections:

  1. From configuration mode, access the [edit system services ssh] hierarchy level.
  2. (Optional) Specify whether or not to allow root login through SSH.

    where:

To configure the system to accept Telnet connections:


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