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Enable ssh-keys login in VMWare ESXI

  • Via SSH:
ssh-copy-id root@esxihost

Enter the current password.

ssh root@esxihost

Enter the current password again.

After you are login with password just copy from local directory .ssh/authorized_keys to the /etc/ssh/keys-root/auhtorized_keys

root@esxihost# cat .ssh/authorized_keys >> /etc/ssh/keys-root/authorized_keys
root@esxihost# exit

And now you can login with ssh key to the VMWare ESXI


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