Remote access via SSH


1. Activating instance login via SSH

You can activate access to the command line of the individual monitoring instances, enabling you to view and control the entire environment of the instance.

This access is controlled via the instance administration. In the settings dialogue of each individual instance, you can activate and deactivate access as well as set a password to protect access.

2. Activating console via SSH

It is possible to activate access to the console of the device via the network, enabling you to view and adjust the basic configuration of the device even without direct access to the device.

You can enable access via the configuration dialogue of the console. To do this, select the menu item Activate console via SSH.

When you activate this option, you will be asked to enter a password. You must enter this password if you are connecting as a setup user via SSH. Access will be automatically enabled directly after confirming this dialogue.

You can now connect to the device as a setup user using an SSH Client (e.g. PuTTY).

You can check whether access is currently enabled by looking at the Access box of the console’s status screen.

3. Activating root access via SSH

It is possible to activate access to the device as a root system user. Once the device has initialised however, this access will be deactivated. Once activated, you can log onto the device as a root user via SSH.

Commands you execute on the device as root can cause lasting alteration or damage, not only to your data, but also to the delivered system. The manufacturer shall accept no liability for alterations you make in this way. Only activate and use the root user if you are sure what you are doing and only for diagnostic purposes.

You can enable access via the configuration dialogue of the console. To do this, select the menu item root access via SSH.

When you activate this option, you will be asked to enter a password. You must enter this password if you are connecting as a root user via SSH. Access will be automatically enabled directly after confirming this dialogue.

You can now connect to the device as a root user using an SSH Client (e.g. PuTTY).

You can check whether access is currently enabled by looking at the Access box of the console’s status screen.