To connect to your BlueCat Azure Virtual Appliances, you must log in as the bluecat user via SSH with the generated key pair file.
Attention: In accordance with Azure best practices, SSH root account login is disabled for BlueCat Azure Virtual Appliances .Before you begin
- Before you connect to BlueCat Address Manager for Azure using SSH, ensure that the BlueCat Address Manager for Azure UI is accessible.
To connect your instances via SSH:
ssh -i <key_pair_file_name> bluecat@<eth0_ip>
After successfully connecting to your instances, you can now access the BlueCat Azure Virtual Appliances command-line interface using sudo su - admin.
You can also access the root account using sudo bash.
Note: BlueCat Azure Virtual Appliances include a default SSH client timeout interval of 180 seconds. Customers should be aware of this in the event they are running mixed environments with physical DNS/DHCP server appliances which have a default SSH client timeout interval of 300 seconds.