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How to use a Digi TransPort as an SSH Client from the Command Line

The command implemented to use the SSH client is : sshc

When logged in on the Digi TransPort, a typical command would be in the form :

sshc <username>@<hostname>

It is possible to specifify a protocol version priority if the user wish to using the following command line argument :

-ssh1: use V1 only
-ssh2: use V2 only
-ssh12: prefer V1
-ssh21: prefer v2

It is also possible to configure the SSH client using the sshcli command.

ss123456>sshcli 0 ?
Parameters are..
conn_to: 10
hostsfile: known_hosts
idfile: privid
idrsafile: privid_rsa
idrsafile1: privid_rsa1
comp: 0
svraliveint: 0
svralivemax: 3
pubkeyauth: ON
pwdauth: ON
enc3descbc: 2
encaes128cbc: 1
encaes192cbc: 1
encaes256cbc: 1
macmd5: 2
macmd596: 2
macsha1: 1
macsha196: 1
debug: 0

For example, to SSH into another Digi TransPort that would be using IP address of with default username and password :

sshc username@


ss123456>sshc username@

The authenticity of host ' (' can't be established. RSA key fingerprint is e3:25:dd:bf:1a:03:05:1c:1c:0c:18:31:1e:1c:e2:b0.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes

username@'s password:xxxxxxx

Welcome. Your access level is SUPER

*note that the serial number has changed to the second unit


To leave the session and go back to the previous router's cli, just issue exit :



Last updated: Mar 05, 2019

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