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CLI Reference

Connecting to the FortiAnalyzer CLI using SSH

SSH provides strong secure authentication and secure communications to the FortiAnalyzer CLI from your internal network or the internet. Once the FortiAnalyzer unit is configured to accept SSH connections, you can run an SSH client on your management computer and use this client to connect to the FortiAnalyzer CLI.

To connect to the CLI using SSH:
  1. Install and start an SSH client.
  2. Connect to a FortiAnalyzer interface that is configured for SSH connections.
  3. Type a valid administrator name and press Enter.
  4. Type the password for this administrator and press Enter.

    The FortiAnalyzer model name followed by a # is displayed.

    You have connected to the FortiAnalyzer CLI, and you can enter CLI commands.

Connecting to the FortiAnalyzer CLI using SSH

SSH provides strong secure authentication and secure communications to the FortiAnalyzer CLI from your internal network or the internet. Once the FortiAnalyzer unit is configured to accept SSH connections, you can run an SSH client on your management computer and use this client to connect to the FortiAnalyzer CLI.

To connect to the CLI using SSH:
  1. Install and start an SSH client.
  2. Connect to a FortiAnalyzer interface that is configured for SSH connections.
  3. Type a valid administrator name and press Enter.
  4. Type the password for this administrator and press Enter.

    The FortiAnalyzer model name followed by a # is displayed.

    You have connected to the FortiAnalyzer CLI, and you can enter CLI commands.