How to Configure SSH Connection ‑ DXS‑3600‑32S CLI

Step 1 – Connect to console port of DXS-3600-32 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

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Switch>enable
Switch#configure terminal
Switch(config)#username admin password admin
Switch(config)#username admin privilege 15
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)#password ssh
Switch(config)#login local
Switch(config)#exit
Switch#ip ssh server
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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