Celebrate National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Solaris - Cisco router connectivity

Posted on 2006-11-16
2
Medium Priority
?
374 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
Hello Experts,

My doubt is: Is it possible to connent a Solaris machine (with SSH enabled) to a Cisco router through SSH connection?

I don't know how to configure SSH Server/Client in Cisco router. But incase if its enabled, is it possible to connect to them from a Solaris machine ?

Here in the given below example, I'm able to telnet to a cisco router (IP: 157.95.25.4) but not SSH. Is there any different syntax for SSH to network devices?  I assume that in Cisco router SSH access must be always available along with Telnet as it is more secured.

[root@just root]# ps -ef|grep sshd
root      1733     1  0 Nov10 ?        00:00:01 /usr/sbin/sshd               <-- SSH is running
root      5168  5099  0 01:07 pts/0    00:00:00 grep sshd
[root@just root]# ssh 157.95.25.4                                                  <-- SSH to Cisco router, connection refused
ssh: connect to host 157.95.25.4 port 22: Connection refused
[root@just root]# telnet 157.95.25.4                                               <-- Telnet works  
Trying 157.95.25.4...
Connected to 157.95.25.4 (157.95.25.4).
Escape character is '^]'.

User Access Verification

Username: Connection closed by foreign host.
[root@just root]# ssh 172.16.2.19                                               <-- SSH to other solaris machine works.
The authenticity of host '172.16.2.19 (172.16.2.19)' can't be established.
RSA key fingerprint is 76:f6:d4:0b:ea:34:05:e5:65:76:8d:7a:78:a6:83:d2.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
Warning: Permanently added '172.16.2.19' (RSA) to the list of known hosts.
root@172.16.2.19's password:


I would appreciate if you could respond me at the earliest since it is very urgent for me.



Thanks,
Ashok
0
Comment
Question by:rdashokraj
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 34

Accepted Solution

by:
PsiCop earned 1500 total points
ID: 17956377
Some older Cisco products have an SSH server that is limited to SSH v1. Check the Cisco config/docs and make sure of what SSH version the server component is using, and, if necessary, supply the appropriate flags to your SSH client invocation.

Also, the user ID has to match. I don't think the SSH server in the Cisco IOS environment recognizes "root" as a valid user ID in the default configuration. So, again, check the docs and config to determine the appropriate user ID, and if needed supply that via command-line options when invoking the SSH client.
0
 

Author Comment

by:rdashokraj
ID: 18037987
Thanks for your answer.

/Ashok
0

Featured Post

Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In tuning file systems on the Solaris Operating System, changing some parameters of a file system usually destroys the data on it. For instance, changing the cache segment block size in the volume of a T3 requires that you delete the existing volu…
Every server (virtual or physical) needs a console: and the console can be provided through hardware directly connected, software for remote connections, local connections, through a KVM, etc. This document explains the different types of consol…
Learn how to get help with Linux/Unix bash shell commands. Use help to read help documents for built in bash shell commands.: Use man to interface with the online reference manuals for shell commands.: Use man to search man pages for unknown command…
In a previous video, we went over how to export a DynamoDB table into Amazon S3.  In this video, we show how to load the export from S3 into a DynamoDB table.
Suggested Courses

730 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question