Mission Computer Shell

Interfacing with Skynode via SSH for direct access to the mission computer
The following instructions require a connection to Skynode as described on the previous page Networking over USB-C.

When to use SSH

SSH provides access to the mission computer of Skynode, and to that extent provides full control over Skynode and the flight controller.

SSH Connection

The following command will connect to the SSH server on Skynode:
SSH root access is only available in the AuterionOS development image. For security reasons it should not be used on released products. For more details see the page Types of AuterionOS Images. Contact [email protected] for a release build of AuterionOS with SSH root access disabled to deploy in production.
IP Address
SSH Port
22 (default)
root (default)

SSH Access Restrictions

It is possible to change the password, as well as include your own SSH keys into an AuterionOS image. See the section about configuring and packaging AuterionOS for more details.
Furthermore the use of the standard username and password mentioned above is completely disabled in production images of AuterionOS. Skynodes running production images will only allow access when using SSH keys that were pacakged into AuterionOS beforehand.