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Configuring an SSH Connection Upon an IBM iSeries

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Hi Guys

Could someone let me know how i would go about identifying whether an IBM iSeries i810 running OS v5r4 has an SSH root account configured upon it and if needs be, how i would go about configuring one?

Reason being is that i am having a scan ran against it using IBM Proventia Network Enterprise Scanner of which requires an SSH root account.

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You can set up an SSHD server (daemon) on an AS/400 running OS/400 V5R4:

http://wiki.midrange.com/index.php/SSH#Setting_up_an_iSeries_SSHD_server

The "root" account on an AS/400 is called QSECOFR.

- Gary Patterson
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Thanks

The article was spot on.
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