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cannot enable ssh service for the vsphere 5.5 host.

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when I was enabling the ssh service for one of the hosts, it gave me error as follows:

"Call "HostServiceSystem.Start" for object "serviceSystem-120" on vCenter Server "vcenter55.lacare.org" failed."


So, I couldn't start SSH service to remote logon it.

Please give some advice on this, thank you.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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did you click start or okay ?

see my EE Article, same procedure for 5.5 as 5.1.

Part 5: HOW TO: Enable SSH Remote Access on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1)
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Yes, I clicked "start" to start the ssh, but got the error. It is in my attachment.

I got this article but on vsphere v5.1, i didn't have console access after I logged in from console.


http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1028209
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Restart the Host server.
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by:Jason Yu
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Ok, I will vmotion all the vm to antoher host first. then reboot.
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by:Jason Yu
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It looks like it's HP's asm service issue, after we upgrade the hp-asm application, the issue disappeared.

thank you.
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good solution
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