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SSH is used to secure remote access into computer systems.

That's why we introduced a new layer of security by disabling SSH access by default since 2N® Access Commander 1.7 and enforcing use of a stronger password when SSH is enabled. Therefore, if you need SSH access into 2N® Access Commander you need to enable SSH first. This is done from the virtual machine itself.

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This feature needs to be enabled for successful import of data between different installations of 2N® Access Commander on instillation from which data are imported.

Step-by-step guide:

You need to reboot your virtual machine containing 2N® Access Commander if you updated through the web interface for the changes to take effect, then enter the <Advanced Menu>:

Continue to SSH Allow SSH connection:

Go to ( ) Enabled, hit Space to tick it and then press <Apply>

This will take you to this screen where you have to enter a new stronger password, unless you already had one. Press <Select>

Enter it again to confirm, <Select>

Confirmation window will pop up, press <OK>, then you'll be informed that SSH has been enabled <OK>

From here you can go <Back> to Advanced Menu.

 

SSH is now enabled and you can use software like PuTTY to configure and control 2N® Access Commander.