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


Managing Users


This section includes the following procedures:

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(4b).

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.