To access the plug-ins included in the appliance shell and to be able to see and use all of the API commands, first access the appliance shell.


Access the appliance shell.

If you have direct access to the appliance console, press Alt+F1.

If you want to connect remotely, use SSH or another remote console connection to start a session to the appliance.


Enter a user name and password recognized by the appliance.

You are logged in to the appliance shell and can see the welcome message.