HowTo: Enable SSH on Iomega PX4

Quick how to on enabling SSH on the Iomega PX4.

Open up your web browser and point to http://[IP_of_PX4]/diagnostics.html and login.

You will be presented with the page shown below.











Click the tick box next to “Allow remote access for support (SSH and SFTP)” and click Apply.

Thats it, SSH to your PX4 with your credentials. Works perfectly πŸ™‚

A nice little touch is that you get the following message on the PX4’s display which is a cool reminder.











When you SSH to the Imoega PX4, use the following credentials

Username: root

Password: soho{adminpassword}

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6 Responses to HowTo: Enable SSH on Iomega PX4

  1. Alan November 9, 2011 at 6:20 pm #

    What are the credentials if you have security enabled? It validates to AD in the GUI.

    • davehill November 10, 2011 at 10:08 am #

      I would expect it to use the AD credentials authorised to login, but I have not tested this. Will take a look and see what I figure out.

  2. Eric B. March 11, 2012 at 1:42 pm #

    Great tip. However, I have security enabled, and my AD password does not work via ssh.

    • Xavier June 26, 2012 at 10:43 am #

      you should add prefix soho .

      this works for me

  3. Adrian Puente October 9, 2012 at 9:15 pm #

    Thanks for the article. Quick question. Can us use DSS SSH for authenticating when using the ssh?

    I hop you can help me.



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