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Enable SSH on ESXi server

Posted on 2013-11-10
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I need to enable SSH on ESXi server.
In Vcenter, I do not see where t o enable it.

Any help will be very much appreciated.

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by:jskfan
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I do not have direct access console to ESXi
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Ram Balachandran earned 1000 total points
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You can enable the ESXi Shell from the direct console and from the vSphere Client.


Please find the procedure the below VMware Site's Link
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
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see my EE Article, Step by Step Tutorial Instructions with Screenshots

Part 5: HOW TO: Enable SSH Remote Access on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1)
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by:jskfan
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Thank you Guys…
BTW, WinSCP I guess cannot work if SSH is not enabled…Correct?
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by:Aravind Sivaraman
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That's right
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Thank you
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