[j-nsp] ssh (cli?) differences in 6.4R2.

Daniel Roesen dr at cluenet.de
Tue Nov 16 08:22:43 EST 2004

On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 04:37:30AM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> Your observation is correct.  If "ssh <router> <command text>" is
> used, and the <command text> is present, then we start /bin/sh
> rather than the JUNOS CLI.  This is done in order to enable some
> other functionality (details irrelevant).
> Since the ability to pass any <command text> to the router was
> never documented, this change did not warrant a release note.
> The capability is still unsupported (except for the specific case
> for which it was enabled).

So why does your collegue say:

This defect has been fixed recently under PR/32583 ( committed in JUNOS
6.4R3  7.0R2 and higher ).

So obviously it _is_ seen as unwanted behaviour and a workaround was
found to still enable your direct sh access for whatever feature. :-)

Best regards,

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