Enabling SSH

You can manually enable a Secure Shell (SSH) session using the NetApp Element Configuration extension point. Enabling SSH allows NetApp technical support engineers access to storage nodes for troubleshooting for the duration you determine.


  1. Select NetApp Element Configuration > Clusters.
  2. Select the cluster for which you want to enable an SSH session.
  3. Click Actions.
  4. In the resulting menu, click Enable SSH.
  5. Enter a duration for the SSH session to be enabled in hours up to a maximum of 720. You must set a value to proceed.
  6. Click Yes.