How to Configure SSH Connection DGS‑1510‑Series ‑ CLI

Step 1 – Connect to console port of DGS-1510-Series and configure PuTTy as follows:

Note: COM7 is used in our example, however it may be different on you PC/Laptop. (To check this, you will need to go to Device Manager)
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Step 2 –
Once configured, click on “Session” and enter a name in “Saved Sessions”. Click “Save” then “Load
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Click “Open

Step 3 – Once loaded, hit the enter key and create a user

Switch>enable

Switch#configure terminal

Switch(config)#username admin password admin

Switch(config)#username admin privilege 15

Switch(config)#exit

Switch#copy running-config startup-config

Destination filename startup-config? [y/n]:  y

Saving all configurations to NV-RAM.......... Done.

Switch#end

Step 4 – Generate a key that will be used for SSH

Switch#crypto key generate dsa

Generating DSA key...Done.

Switch#crypto key generate rsa modulus 1024

Generating DSA key...Done.

Switch#configure terminal

Switch(config)#line ssh

Switch(config-line)#password ssh

Switch(config-line)#login local

Switch(config-line)#exit

Switch(config)#ip ssh server

Switch(config)#exit

Switch#copy running-config startup-config

Destination filename startup-config? [y/n]:  y

Saving all configurations to NV-RAM.......... Done.

Switch#end

Step 5 – Configure PuTTy for SSH connection using the following example:
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Enter the IP of the switch. In our example it was 192.168.1.250 and select SSH (Port 22) then click “Open”

Step 6 – Except the “PuTTy Security Alert
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Step 7 – Hit the enter key then log in with the user and password you had created in Step 3

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