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SSHD_CONFIG messed up in vmwares ESX 4.0

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hi,

i tried to add root ssh login to yes and i accedentally messed up my SSHD_CONFIG file.

is there anyway to restore this file or reinstall it?


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by:Gianpiero Rossi
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if u want i can post my default file
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by:stiana
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i was able to recover my default SSHD_CONFIG file, my problem no is vmnic3 lost its ip settings.

how do you configure ip settings on VMNIC?
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so, can you access to the esx via the infrastructure client?
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by:stiana
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yes, my  problem is that vswitch1 and vmnic3 has no ip....so vmotion doesnt work anymore.

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by:Gianpiero Rossi
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You can configure the IPs in the Ports configuration
1) click on properties of the  VSwitch
2) in the "ports" labels select the item that hosts the VmKernel Port
3) click on properties and in the box that will open you cna find the ip configuration
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by:stiana
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yes that is the ip configuration for the vswitch i need to configure VMNIC3 observed ip range to 0.0.0.1-255.255.255.224

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didi you follow my steps? you have to looks in the "ports" tab
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yes ip adress is configured in ports tab, my problem is observed ip range is set to none on vmnic3
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im MY Vmotion adapter i have the same issue.
the important things is that the ip are correctly configured and the both vmotion adapter can reach each other.

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You can only configure an IP for a VMkernel port, be it for a service console, vmotion, NFS, iSCSI, whatever. The observed IP range simply refers to what IP addresses have been seen by the vmnic. If on your server that is lacking the 0.0.0.1 just means that the no traffic with a source or destination of 0.0.0.1 has been seen by that vmnic.

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