Wednesday, November 23, 2011

How to Enable SSH for ESXi 4.1 in vSphere

Open vSphere Client and login with the root username and password.  Once it opens..

Click the configuration tab.
Click Security Profile -> Properties
You should see Remote Tech Support (SSH)
Select Start automatically
Click Start if the status is Stopped
Click Ok -> Ok.

SSH is now enabled on ESXi.

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