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Allow Other SSH Users to Access API Gateway

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Article ID: 113556

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Products

STARTER PACK-7 CA Rapid App Security CA API Gateway

Issue/Introduction

By default, the only user who can SSH to the API Gateway is ssgconfig. The following describes how to add other users.

 

Environment

Release:
Component: APIGTW

Resolution

There are some configuration changes that need to be made on the OS. The following steps were performed on a CentOS 7 and RHEL 7 server:

1. Log in to the Gateway as root (Use a privileged shell (root))
2. Edit the file /etc/ssh/ssh_allowed_users 
  ie:
 # vi /etc/ssh/ssh_allowed_users
 
3. Add the name of the user account you would like to have ssh access and save the file
4. Run the command: service sshd restart