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Solved: How do I verify the running SSH server version in the FortiManager/FortiAnalyzer?


This article describes the easy way to verify the running SSH server version in the FortiManager/FortiAnalyzer.




From Windows or Linux machine, it is simply possible to run a Telnet to the port number TCP/22 to verify this, the Telnet session will return the version information.

For example, as follows, the SSH server is running as SSH version 2.0 as the return information of SSH-2.0.

Replace the IP address with the real FortiManager/FortiAnalyzer IP address when performing the Telnet.

Windows machine

C:\Users\PC>telnet <FortiManager/FortiAnalyzer IP address> 22

Linux machine

[email protected]:/home/fortinet# telnet <FortiManager/FortiAnalyzer IP address> 22
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.

From FortiManager/FortiAnalyzer directly

Enable shell:

FAZVM64 # config sys admin setting
(setting)# set shell-access enable
Enter new password:
Confirm new password:
(setting)# end

Enter the shell:

FAZVM64 # exe shell
Enter password:

Enter the command ssh -V to see the version:

bash$ ssh -V
OpenSSH_9.0p1, OpenSSL 1.1.1o 3 May 2022
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