Allows you to run commands on your virtual machines using shell commands.

Supported Operating Systems

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 and higher
  • CentOS 5.8 and higher

Other Requirements

  • Target instances must allow SSH access on port 22
  • Runnable login shell (/bin/sh or compatible)
  • PATH-executable commands:
    • which
    • grep
    • sed
    • nohup
    • scp
  • Writable home directory


The Shell module exposes the following actions: