ESXi: ssh public/private key authentication


to login to your ESXi Hosts by ssh using public/private key authentication you need to place your public key into the authorized_keys file of the correspondenting user.

Other than on Linux/UNIX systems the location of the authorized_keys files is not located in the home directory of the user.

Place your public key into the /etc/ssh/keys-$USER/authorized_keys file.

For example for the User root



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