each user who migrated their Windows based vCenter Servers to the Linux based VCSA Appliance have the save problem. How can I copy files (for example certificates) to and from the VCSA.
The vSphere VCSA appliance have a builtin ssh daemon. Unfortunately it doesn’t support sftp/scp. If try to connect an
Error: Cannot initialize sftp protocol. occurs.
Fortunately 🙂 a seperate sftp server is shipped with the appliance. Configure WinSCP as usual and in the advancedsettings dialog set
Environment -> SFTP -> Protocal options -> SFTP Server = "shell /usr/libexec/sftp-server"