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 on network issues in Kerio Control. By default, SSH access is disabled in out of the box installations of Kerio Control.
- Log in to the Kerio Control administration interface.
- While holding the Shift button on your keyboard, navigate to Status > System Health.
- Enable SSH by clicking the Enable SSH button.
- Confirm security warning by clicking Yes.
- Click OK to close the informational window.
- In your secure shell program, open a new connection to Kerio Control's server address. The command for Linux/macOS is
ssh root@<control_ip_address>, i.e. ssh firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: IP address varies depending on the Network configuration.
- When asked for the credentials, enter root for login as and your local administrator password for root's password.
To test the SSH you can perform the following actions for example:
Identifying Kerio Control Webadmin URL from SSH
lscommand and check if the
admin.urlis listed or not.
- If listed, then run
nano admin.url. The Kerio Control administration URL will be displayed.
Displaying Linux Kernel Module Information
- Navigate to the wireless network drivers directory.
- Run the
modinfocommand for the necessary driver (i.e.,