Vmware Virtual Machines

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I have a host in that host I have win 2012 R2 (VM) . I want to connect to that vm via ssh
how can I connect ? Do I need to first ssh to host and then go to vm ?
can any one explain the procedure ....
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If you have VMware set to Bridged Mode (should be) then you connect directly into the Server Virtual Machine. It has an IP address on the same subnet that you are connecting to. Connect to that IP address.
TilluAuthor Commented:
Hello Hurst

I'm not using workstation to change to bridge!
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If you are using ESX the Bridged networking is default. Look at the IP address of the VM and connect to that
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Do you want to connect to Windows 2012 via SSH ?

or the Host ?

is the Host ESXi ?
TilluAuthor Commented:
hello Andrew

I want to connect to windows Vm which is in ESXI
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Connect to the IP Address of that machine. Most VPN/RDP connections like this are best done with IP Address.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
SSH is not supported by 2012 out of the box. You will need to either use RDP to connect to the VM, or connect to ESXi using the vSphere Client or Web Client to display the console.

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