prakash9339
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root credentials in 3.5 esxi

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Am able to lo-gin esxi 3.5 host with root credentials through vI client but putty access is denied ssh is running what is the issue?

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pratjain
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SSH access is disabled for root account in older versions.

Use the steps in KB http://kb.vmware.com/kb/8375637 to work around this problem

Regards, PJ If you find this or any other answer useful please mark the answer as correct or helpful.

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pratjain
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SSH access is disabled for root account in older versions.

Use the steps in KB http://kb.vmware.com/kb/8375637 to work around this problem

Regards, PJ If you find this or any other answer useful please mark the answer as correct or helpful.
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a_p_
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For ESXi (installable) you may want to take a look at http://www.vm-help.com/esx/esx3i/ESXi_enable_SSH.php

André

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