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.

Procedure

  1. Access the console of the vRealize Operations Manager node from vCenter.
  2. Press Alt + F1 to access the login prompt then log in.
  3. Run the #chkconfig command.
  4. If the sshd service is off, run the #chkconfig sshd on command.
  5. Run the #service sshd start command to start the sshd service.
  6. Run the #service sshd stop command to stop the sshd service.