You can execute commands for a vFiler unit by using SSH. You can also execute commands from the default vFiler unit to a nondefault vFiler unit by using the vfiler run command.
You can enable the SSH protocol by setting the ssh.enable option to on. By default, SSH is allowed on a vFiler unit.
The client must be one of the hosts specified by the ssh.access option for the vFiler unit.
Starting with Data ONTAP 8.1, you can start SSH as an interactive shell, and issue vfiler commands that require user interaction through SSH.
You can enter command when the storage system prompt appears.
The following command launches a non-interactive SSH session to display all options on the vFiler unit with the IP address 184.108.40.206:
The following command launches an interactive SSH session to vFiler unit with the IP address 220.127.116.11: