You can enable Secure Shell (SSH) on a vRealize Operations Manager node for troubleshooting. For example, to troubleshoot a server, you might require console access to the server. This is through SSH. Disable SSH on a vRealize Operations Manager node for normal operation.

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Access the console of the vRealize Operations Manager node from vCenter.

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Press Alt + F1 to access the login prompt then log in.

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Run the #chkconfig command.

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If the sshd service is off, run the #chkconfig sshd on command.

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Run the #service sshd start command to start the sshd service.

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Run the #service sshd stop command to stop the sshd service.