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Cannot disable SP access via SSH from ONTAP

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Applies to

  • Service Processor(SP)
  • ONTAP 9
  • FAS8200


  • Service Processor(SP) disable SSH with the "security login delete" command, but only one node(node-1) cannot disabled.
  • Nodes are 4 nodes in 2 HA clusters, only 1 node cannot disable SSH.
  • SP SSH access disabling procedure below steps.
  1. SP enables the following command


security login create admin node-1 application service-processor -authentication-method password
security login create admin node-1 application ssh -authentication-method password

  1. SP disable command following


security login delete admin node-1 application service-processor -authentication-method password
security login delete admin node-1 application ssh -authentication-method password

  1. Command results following.


Cluster1::> security session show

Node: Node-1              Interface: cli                        Idle
Start Time     Sess ID Application Location           Vserver Username  Seconds
-------------- ------- ----------- ------------ ------------- -------- --------
02/10 21:29:37 155939  console     service-processor   Cluster1 admin    -
    Active Seconds: 0  Request: security session show




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