As in VMware ESXi 4.1 you can enable or activate SSH on VMware ESXi 5.0 very simple. VMware ESXi 5.0 is also known as VMware vSphere Hypervisor.
- On the start screen press F2 for “Customize System”
- Login with the local password
- Select and enter Troubleshooting Options
- Click on Enable SSH to activate SSH on your VMware ESXi 5.0 host
- After you have pressed the ENTER key you will now see that SSH is enabled