ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

security login publickey delete

Delete a public key

Availability: This command is available to cluster and Vserver administrators at the admin privilege level.


The security login publickey delete command deletes a public key for a specific user. To delete a public key, you must specify a user name and index number.


-vserver <vserver name> - Vserver

This parameter optionally specifies the Vserver of the user for whom you are adding the public key.

-username <text> - Username

This parameter specifies the name of the user for whom you are deleting a public key. If you do not specify a user, the user named admin is specified by default.

-application <text> - Application

This parameter optionally specifies the application for which you are deleting the public key. Presently, the only supported value is ssh . The default value for this parameter is ssh .

-index <integer> - Index

This parameter specifies an index number for the public key.


The following command deletes the public key for the user named tsmith with the index number 5 along with the certificate if it was installed.

cluster1::> security login publickey delete -username tsmith -application ssh -index 5
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