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We have a Dell Poweredge 2950 running VMWare ESX.

We currently have some problems with a hard drive and Dell have asked for a DSET.

We are trying to copy the dset bin file from my Windows laptop to the ESX server using WINSCP.

Each time I try to copy this using my ESX username/password I get a "Access Denied" error.

What permissions do my account need to be able to copy this across?
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are you a root user, or has the account you using for WinSCP got root permissions?
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On the user account I am using it does say I am a member of the root group
I can't even log into WINSCP with the root account  - access denied
ah, okay, I know what's happening here.

root is denied login by default with SSH.

what version fo VMware ESX are you using, ESX or ESXi ?
ESX 3.5
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