DCUI

Accessing DCUI over SSH

June 27, 2012

We’re familiar with ESXi’s DCUI (for those who aren’t its the Black and Yellow console you use for initially configuring your ESXi host, amongst other things), but did you know you can access it over SSH? This was news to me so I tried it out. If you connect to your host and type the […]

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Enable SSH and Command Line Access on ESXi 4.1

June 27, 2012

I had a question today regarding how to enable console access on ESXi 4.1, following an upgrade from an ESX 3.5 environment. Until ESXi 4.1 the only official way to work from the command line were vSphereCLI and vMA. As of 4.1, ESXi now supports access to a command line interface, either locally or remotely […]

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