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How to manage SSH

If your storage system does not have SSH enabled, you can set up SecureAdmin to enable secure sessions using SSH. A few options enable you to control password-based authentication and public key authentication, control access to a storage system, and assign the port number to a storage system.

SecureAdmin is set up automatically on storage systems shipped with Data ONTAP 8.0 or later.

SecureAdmin uses the following options to enable secure sessions using SSH:

For more information about the SSH options, see the na_options(1) man page.

Note: SSH does not support force commands. It does not support internal role-based access control. Access control is governed by the Administrative Roles feature.