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Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV 1.0
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Security Considerations

This section includes recommendations that will help you prevent potential security issues and reduce the risk of compromising sensitive data.


SSH is disabled on Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV by default. You cannot enable it from the proxy appliance web UI. To enable SSH, log in to AHV console of the VM where backup proxy is deployed and execute one of the following commands.

  • To enable SSH for one session, execute the following command.

sudo /etc/init.d/ssh start

  • To enable SSH permanently, execute the following commands.

sudo systemctl enable ssh.socket

sudo /etc/init.d/ssh restart

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