Understanding the SSH2 Client Functions on the Switch

An Extreme Networks switch can function as an SSH2 client. This means you can connect from the switch to a remote device running an SSH2 server and send commands to that device. You can also use SCP2 to transfer files to and from the remote device.
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ExtremeXOS 15.7.1 upgraded from openssh-3.9p1 to openssh-6.5p1.
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ExtremeXOS 16.2 adds the openssl-fips-ecp-2.0.9 open source library.

You do not need to enable SSH2 or generate an authentication key to use the SSH2 and SCP2 commands from the ExtremeXOS CLI.

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User-created VRs are supported only on the platforms listed for this feature in the Feature License Requirements document.