Cisco Nexus 1000V System Management Configuration Guide, Release 4.2(1)SV2(1.1)
Managing Users
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Managing Users

Managing Users

This chapter contains the following sections:

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 .

Displaying Current User Access

You can display all users currently accessing the switch.

Before You Begin

Before beginning this procedure, you must be logged in to the CLI.

Procedure
     Command or ActionPurpose
    Step 1 switch# show users 

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

     
    switch# 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)*
    switch# 

    Sending a Message to Users

    You can send a message to all active CLI users currently using the system.

    Before You Begin

    Before beginning this procedure, you must be logged in to the CLI.

    Procedure
       Command or ActionPurpose
      Step 1switch# send {session device} line 

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

      • The sessionargument sends the message to a specified pts/tty device type.
      • The device argument specifies the device type.
      • The line argument is a message of up to 80 alphanumeric characters in length.
       
      switch# 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.                   
      
                                                                                     
      switch# 

      Feature History for User Management

      Feature Name

      Releases

      Feature Information

      User Management

      4.0(4)SV1(1)

      This feature was introduced.