Cisco Nexus 1000V System Management Configuration Guide, Release 4.2(1)SV1(4a)
Managing Users
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Managing Users

Information About User Management

Displaying Current User Access

Sending a Message to Users

Feature History for User Management

Information About User Management

You can identify the users currently connected to the device and send a message to either a single user or all users.

For information about assigning user roles, see the Cisco Nexus 1000V Security Configuration Guide, Release 4.2(1)SV1(4) .

Displaying Current User Access

Use this procedure to display all users currently accessing the switch.

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Before using this command, you must know or do the following:

  • You are logged in to the CLI.

DETAILED STEPS

 

Command
Description

Step 1

show users

Displays a list of users who are currently accessing the system.

Example:
n1000v# show users
NAME LINE TIME IDLE PID COMMENT
admin pts/0 Jul 1 04:40 03:29 2915 (::ffff:64.103.145.136)
admin pts/2 Jul 1 10:06 03:37 6413 (::ffff:64.103.145.136)
admin pts/3 Jul 1 13:49 . 8835 (171.71.55.196)*
n1000v#

Sending a Message to Users

Use this command to send a message to all active CLI users currently using the system.

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Before using this command, you must know or do the following:

  • You are logged in to the CLI.

DETAILED STEPS

 

Command
Description

Step 1

send {session device} line

Sends a message to users currently logged in to the system.

  • session: sends the message to a specified pts/tty device type.
  • line: a message of up to 80 alphanumeric characters in length.

 

Example:
n1000v# send Hello. Shutting down the system in 10 minutes.
Broadcast Message from admin@switch
(/dev/pts/34) at 8:58 ...
Hello. Shutting down the system in 10 minutes.
 
n1000v#
 

Feature History for User Management

This section provides the user management feature release history.

 

Feature Name
Releases
Feature Information

User Management

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This feature was introduced.