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How to remove the ssh yellow warning on ESXi 6.7 (HTML5)

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After you enabled SSH to access remotely to an ESXi host, a yellow warning (shell warning) will show up next to the host indicating that the host is vulnerable. If you are like me, that hates having all social-network-like and distracting notifications; you’d want to remove it.

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If you are using the new HTML5 (fancy) client, here is how you do it.

  1. Select the host and go to Configure / System / Advanced System Settings / Edit…
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  1. Type “ssh” to quickly filter the search. Under UserVars.SuppressShellWarning and type 1. Click OK.
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The yellow warning is now removed.

Juan Mulford
Juan Mulford
I have been active in IT for over fourteen years now. I am a solutions architect, working with storage, virtualization, and VDI solutions. For the past ten years, I have been living and working in Taiwan.

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