Enabling and obtaining SSH access to the SonicWall / Aventail appliance
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SSH is a set of standards and protocols for establishing a secure connection between two computers. In the case of the appliance, SSH is used for secure command line interface access and for transferring files using Secure Copy (SCP).
Sometimes, it may become necessary to enable and obtain SSH (Secure Shell) access to the SonicWall / Aventail appliance to perform maintenance or configurations on the command-line interface (CLI). This article will step you through how to enable SSH access, recommend a couple of SSH clients and explain what login details are required in the SSH client.