Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

SSH Configuration Options

Table 1. SSH Configuration Options. The following table describes the fields displayed in the SSH Configuration Options window.
Field Description

Enable SSH discovery

Enables or disables the SSH protocol by discovery range.

User name

Enter the username.


Enter the password.


Specifies the port information. The default port number is 22.

Retries (attempts)

By default, three attempts. If the first request times out, indicates the maximum number of repeated attempts that the discovery engine makes by resending an SSH connection request to a device. Valid range is 1–10 attempts.

Timeout (seconds)

Enter a number to indicate the time that the discovery engine must wait for before timing out after requesting for an SSH connection. The valid range is from 1 to 360 seconds. The default time is 3 seconds.

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