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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

ip ssh — global

Synopsis

ip ssh { [timeout seconds] | [authentication-retries value] }
no ip ssh { [timeout seconds] | [authentication-retries value] }

Configures

SSH values

Default

120 seconds timeout, 3 authentication retries

Description

When SSH is enabled on your router, this command allows you to modify the SSH control parameters. The timeout is the interval that the router waits for the SSH client to respond. The maximum timeout is 120 seconds. authentication-retries is the number of attempts that can be made from the SSH client before it is denied access. The maximum is 5 retries.

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