How to enable SSH on a PIX

Below shows you the necessary steps required to enable SSH on a PIX firewall,

crypto key generate rsa modulus 1024
ssh [ip] [mask] [interface]
aaa authentication ssh console LOCAL
username [username] password[password] privilege 15

Tags: ASA, PIX

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