Security preferences

SSH Access

SSH provides a secure channel over an unsecured network in a client-server architecture. We support SSH keys of 1024, 2048 and 4096 bits in length.

To enable SSH access and add an SSH key:

  1. Log in to the web interface and select Preferences > Security.
  2. Scroll down to SSH - Secure Shell.
  3. Select the checkbox next to Enable Admin User SSH Key. The Enable SSH Access checkbox should already be selected.
  4. Add Key PEM File.
  5. Select Save.

509 Authentication

X.509 certificates are used to enhance device-level authentication.

To enable 509 authentication:

  1. Log in to the web interface and select Preferences > Security.
  2. Scroll down to HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol.
  3. Select the checkbox next to 509 Authentication to enable.
  4. Add files:
    • Certificate PEM File
    • CA PEM File
    • Key PEM File
  5. Type in your Client Key Private Key Passphrase (optional).
  6. Select Save.
  7. You will be prompted to confirm the changes, and then the network interface will restart and you will need to relaunch your browser. When you are ready, select Yes.