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Enable SSH on 3com switch

Posted: June 24, 2011 in Networking
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Documentation is from a PDF guide on 3COM’s website.
1. Enter system view.
system-view
2. Enter AUX user interface view.
[4200G] user-interface aux 0
3. Specify to authenticate users logging in through the Console port using the local
password.
[4200G-ui-aux0] authentication-mode password
4. Set the local password to 123456 (in plain text).
[4200G-ui-aux0] set authentication password simple 123456
5. Specify commands of level 2 are available to users logging into the AUX user
interface.
[4200G-ui-aux0] user privilege level 2
6. Set the baud rate of the Console port to 19,200 bps.
[4200G-ui-aux0] speed 19200
7. Set the maximum number of lines the screen can contain to 30.
[4200G-ui-aux0] screen-length 30
8. Set the maximum number of commands the history command buffer can store to 20.
[4200G-ui-aux0] history-command max-size 20
9. Set the timeout time of the AUX user interface to 6 minutes.
[4200G-ui-aux0] idle-timeout 6