how can I use ssh ver 1 for a device?

john heasley heas at
Mon Sep 12 18:45:59 UTC 2005

Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 11:51:08AM -0400, Hopper, Faron  W.:
> I have been reading the list archives and the man page for cloginrc trying to determine how to set the .cloginrc file to allow connectivity to a device that requires ssh version 1.  The only thing that looks like it would do this is the add sshcmd <> command. 
> The man pages says that to redefine sshcmd, do the following....
> add sshcmd {<ssh>}
>               <ssh>  is  the  name  of  the  ssh  executable.   OpenSSH uses a
>               command-line option to specify the protocol version,  but  other
>               implementations  use  a  separate binary such as "ssh1".  sshcmd
>               allows  this  to  be  adjusted  as  necessary  for   the   local
>               environment.
>               Default: ssh
> so if I set it to add sshcmd {/usr/bin/ssh -1} it would appear to me to set ssh for every connection to use version 1.
> Is this the right thing to do?  I only need it for 3 devices.

the manpage is missing the glob, sorry.  it is the same as the method directive.

add sshcmd <router name glob> {<ssh>}

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