Published On: August 6ᵗʰ, 2019 02:09

Cisco Enterprise Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure Software Configuration Guide, Release 3.10.1

To debug issues in the NFVIS system, you must get into linux shell through a procedure of challenge-response between the device and the Cisco server (cid.cisco.com). Only an admin user can start this procedure.

To configure system shell-access:

  1. Open cid.cisco.com in your web browser.

  2. Login with Cisco username and password assigned to you.

  3. Copy and paste the challenge string from the NFVIS system generated from system shell-access command.

  4. Enter the OTP.

    A response string is generated by the system.

  5. Enter the response string onto the NFVIS command page.

  6. Enter the admin password. You get shell-access if password is validated

  7. 8. To exit shell-access enter Exit.