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The tenfold SSH Plugin is used to execute scripts in UNIX, Linux or iOS systems (IBM system i) via secure network connections.

What Does the SSH® Plugin Do?

The Secure Shell enables secure connections to network resources and the execution of scripts in the target system. The tenfold SSH plugin allows you to create, change or deactivate local user accounts on Linux or UNIX servers.

It can also be used to execute administrative tasks on Linux-based systems, including NetApp® systems, as well as numerous security appliances, such as mail filters and firewalls.

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System Requirements:

  • Network connection must be activated for target system

  • Support of SSH server for SSH-1 or SSH-2


Execution of Scripts
  • Scripts can be executed as part of resource provisioning (ideal for managing user account life cycles in Linux or iOS environments).

  • Scripts are conveniently uploaded and stored in the database via the tenfold web interface.

  • Global events can also be executed in the system.

  • It is possible to pass on parameters and receive a return value.

  • Every execution is logged automatically.

SSH Connection
  • The connection is configured by specifying the host name or IP address and port number.

  • Authentication in the target system is achieved through user names and passwords or via certificates.

tenfold in a Nutshell


Automated user and permission management means faster access for your users and less work for your IT staff.


Change tracking, detailed reporting and regular access reviews keep your data from falling into the wrong hands.


Least privilege access and audit-proof logs help you achieve, maintain and prove compliance with laws and security standards.