SSH to your robot via fctl

You can use fctl to SSH to your device.


Install the Formant agent to your device

Follow the steps in Install the Formant agent to install the agent to your device.

Install fctl

Follow the steps in fctl overview and installation to install the fctl command-line tool.

Step 1: Open an SSH connection to your device

To SSH into your device, use the ssh command with the following syntax:

ssh <user>@<formant-device-name>.formant

...where the parameters are used as follows:

<user>The name of the user of this device. Must match an existing username on this device.
<formant-device-name>The name of your device. Must match an existing device in your Formant organization.


Suppose you have a user called ubuntu on a device called delivery-tractor-1. You would open an SSH connection to delivery-tractor-1 via the following command:


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