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How to enable SSH on a MOVE AntiVirus Agentless 4.5.x Security Virtual Appliance
Technical Articles ID:   KB89720
Last Modified:  8/23/2017


McAfee MOVE AntiVirus (MOVE AV Agentless) 4.5.x
McAfee MOVE AntiVirus Agentless (MOVE AV Agentless) SVA 4.5.x
McAfee Management for Optimized Virtual Environments (MOVE)


Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol. It is used for operating network services securely over an unsecured network. By default, SSH is disabled on the MOVE AV Agentless SVA. This article describes how to enable SSH on the MOVE AV Agentless SVA.


To enable SSH: 
  1. From vcenter, log in to the console for the MOVE AV Agentless SVA.
  2. Update the repositories by running the following commands:
  • apt-get update
  • apt-get upgrade
  1. Run the following command to install the SSH Server: apt-get install openssh-server.
  2. Run the sva-config script /opt/McAfee/move/bin/sva-config.
  3. Enable the SSH port by choosing yes when asked Open SSH port on firewall? yes/no [no]: yes.
  4. Confirm SSH is enabled by running the command systemctl status sshd.
  5. Establish an SSH session and log in using the svaadmin account.

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