This article provides the steps required to access Kerio Control's shell using Secure Shell (SSH). This is helpful when you need to perform general troubleshooting, specifically when related to network issues in Kerio Control.
To access Kerio Control's server shell remotely, you need a client program, e.g., PuTTY. If you are using Linux or Mac, you can open a secure shell tunnel using the terminal.
Note: In the default traffic rules configuration, Kerio Control allows remote login only from the Trusted/Local network.
- Log in to Kerio Control's administration interface.
- While holding 'Shift' button on your keyboard, navigate to Status > System Health.
- Enable SSH by clicking the Enable SSH button.
- In your secure shell program, open a new connection to Kerio Control's server address.
- When asked for the credentials, use root as the username/login name, and as password, use your local administrator password.
Example of Usage:
Identifying Kerio Control Webadmin URL from SSH.
lscommand and check if the
admin.urlis listed or not.
- If listed, then run
- The Webadmin URL will be shown in the file.
You can successfully access Kerio Control's shell using SSH.