About the CMC command line in SEM

The CMC provides a command-line interface (CLI) for performing routine administrative tasks on a SEM VM.

See Log in to the SEM CMC command line interface for login steps and information about credentials and SSH access restrictions.

Use CMC commands for tasks such as:

  • Upgrading the Manager software
  • Manually applying connector updates
  • Deploying new connector infrastructure to the Managers and Agents
  • Rebooting or shutting down the network appliance
  • Configuring trusted reporting hosts
  • Configuring suppsemental services on the Manager appliance
  • Controlling your nDepth appliance

Special characters allowed in CMC commands and passwords

The following table lists the special characters you can use in your CMC commands and passwords.

Character Example
Capital letters ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Lower-case letters abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
Numerals 0123456789
Symbols _ ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) - = + ' [ { ] } \ | ; : a " A , 1 < . > / ?
White spaces command1 command2 command3

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