You can enable or disable the ability to log in to the VMware vCenter Server Appliance using SSH.

You must be logged in to the vCenter Server Appliance as root.

1

Log in to the VMware vCenter Server Appliance web console.

2

On the Admin tab, click Toggle SSH login to allow log in to the VMware vCenter Server Appliance using SSH..

3

(Optional) Click Toggle SSH login again to prevent log in to the VMware vCenter Server Appliance using SSH.