HP PROCURVE 6208M-SX Installation And Getting Started Manual: Disable Telnet Access

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Disabling Specific Access Methods
You can specifically disable the following access methods:
Telnet access
Web management access
SNMP access
NOTE: If you disable Telnet access, you will not be able to access the CLI except through a serial connection to
the management module. If you disable SNMP access, you will not be able to use third-party SNMP management
applications.
Disabling Telnet Access
Telnet access is enabled by default. You can use a Telnet client to access the CLI on the device over the network.
If you do not plan to use the CLI over the network and want to disable Telnet access to prevent others from
establishing CLI sessions with the device, enter the following command:
HP9300(config)# no telnet-server
To re-enable Telnet operation, enter the following command:
HP9300(config)# telnet-server
Syntax: [no] telnet-server
Disabling Web Management Access
If you want to prevent access to the device through the Web management interface, you can disable the Web
management interface.
NOTE: As soon as you make this change, the device stops responding to Web management sessions. If you
make this change using your Web browser, your browser can contact the device, but the device will not reply once
the change takes place.
USING THE CLI
To disable the Web management interface, enter the following command:
HP9300(config)# no web-management
To re-enable the Web management interface, enter the following command:
HP9300(config)# web-management
Syntax: [no] web-management
USING THE WEB MANAGEMENT INTERFACE
1.
Log on to the device using a valid user name and password for read-write access. The System configuration
panel is displayed.
2.
Select the Management link from the System configuration panel to display the Management panel.
3.
Click Disable next to Web Management.
4.
Click the Apply button to save the change to the device's running-config file.
5.
Select the Save link at the bottom of the dialog. Select Yes when prompted to save the configuration change
to the startup-config file on the device's flash memory.
Securing Access
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