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Enabling or disabling the diagnostic account

With guidance from technical support, you can enable the diagnostic account to gain access to the systemshell to perform low-level diagnostic and troubleshooting tasks. You can also disable the diagnostic account at any time to disallow access to the systemshell.

Steps

  1. Set the privilege level to advanced by entering the following command at the storage system prompt: priv set advanced
  2. Do one of the following:
    If you want to... Enter the following command at the storage system prompt...
    Display the diagnostic account information and status useradmin diaguser show

    By default, the diagnostic account is disabled.

    Note: The diagnostic account user name, “diag,” is not displayed as a part of the useradmin user list command. To display the account information, you must use useradmin diaguser show.
    Enable the diagnostic account. useradmin diaguser unlock
    Disable the diagnostic account useradmin diaguser lock

Example of the useradmin diaguser command output

The following example shows how you can use the useradmin diaguser commands to display and enable the diagnostic account.

systemname*> useradmin diaguser show
Name: diag
Info: Account for access to systemshell
Locked: yes

systemname*> useradmin diaguser unlock

systemname*> useradmin diaguser show
Name: diag
Info Account for access to systemshell
Locked: no