PIX/ASA : Using hostname authentication instead of IP for telnet and ssh

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We are trying to use this command:


telnet mypchostname.company.com


instead of


telnet 10.10.10.10 255.255.255.255 inside


but the command is not working. Is there some other sytax that we need?


Here is what the ? says from the asa:


ASA(config)# ssh ?


configure mode commands/options:

Hostname or A.B.C.D The IP address of the host and/or network authorized to

login to the system

X:X:X:X::X/<0-128> IPv6 address/prefix authorized to login to the system

scopy Secure Copy mode

timeout Configure ssh idle timeout

version Specify protocol version to be supported

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vitripat Thu, 05/22/2008 - 07:33
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Hello Ben,


Try this-


names

name 10.10.10.10 mypchostname.company.com

telnet mypchostname.company.com 255.255.255.255 inside


(We still need to specify the subnet mask)


Hope that helps.


Regards,

Vibhor.

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