To enable access to the appliance Bash shell by using the vSphere Client, the user you use to log in must be a member of the SystemConfiguration.BashShellAdministrators group. By default, this group is empty and you must add a user to the group manually.
Verify that the user you use to log in to the vCenter Server instance is a member of the SystemConfiguration.Administrators group in the vCenter Single Sign-On domain.
- Use the vSphere Client to log in as administrator@your_domain_name to the vCenter Server instance.
The address is of the type http:// appliance-IP-address-or-FQDN/ui.
- From the vSphere Client menu, select Administration.
- Select .
- Click on the Groups tab, select SystemConfiguration.BashShellAdministrators from the options available in the Group Name column.
- Click EDIT.
- In the Edit Group window, to add members, select the domain from the dropdown menu and then search for the required users.
- Click SAVE.