Secure Shell (SSH) is a protocol which provides a secure remote access connection to network devices. This post discusses how to configure SSH on Huawei Quidway. For short story, Huawei have switches and routers products and those products called as Huawei Quidway series.
Login to Switch or Router
First, login to switch or router first, usually we login using COMM port, set the Bits per second 9600, data bits to 8, parity none, stop bits 1, and flow controll none. Then you will login as user mode, showed as:
Create RSA Local Public Key Pair
Then go to system view, and create RSA local public key pair first (you may skipp this if your switch or router RSA local public key pair has been created before).
Create Username and Password for SSH
Then create a username and password for SSH authentication:
Configure SSH Server
Then configure the SSH server:
Configure Virtual User Terminal
And the last, configure virtual user terminal interface:
And done. You can try to SSH your Huawei Quidway switch or router. Also don’t forget to save your configuration.