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.

1

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.

2

Enter a user name and password recognized by the appliance.

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