Documentation forSecurity Event Manager

CMC main menu

The CMC main menu opens when you log in to the CMC command-line interface.

See About the CMC command line in SEM for information about using the CMC command line.

Top-Level CMC commands

Commands are listed in order of appearance.

Command Description

Displays the appliance menu to run network and system commands on the SEM VM. You can activate the VM, configure network parameters, and change the CMC password.

See SEM CMC appliance menu for more information.


Displays the manager menu where you can run upgrade and debug commands on the SEM Manager. You can install a SEM hotfix, start and stop the SEM Manager service, and import a certificate used for desktop console communication.

See SEM CMC manager menu for more information.


Displays the service menu to run restrictions and SSH. You can start and stop the SSH Service and restrict access to the reports application by IP address or host name.

See SEM CMC service menu for more information.

rawlogs Displays the rawlogs menu to run configuration and maintenance commands.


Installs the SEM upgrade package that you will use to upgrade your SEM VM. This command functions the same as the hotfix command.

Opens the admin command-line interface in the Lynx text browser.


Imports a keytab file from Active Directory into SEM. This file is required to configure SEM for Active Directory single sign-on.

See Set up single sign-on (SSO) in SEM for details.

help Displays the Help menu.
exit Exits the CMC management console.