...hopefully some useful VMware related stuff
Remote ssh on a reinstalled host
After rebuilding a host, existing hosts can no longer connect to it as the key in the known hosts file is for the old host.
Edit the following file with vi as follows.
Once logged in as a admin user
Move down to the host which has been rebuilt and type:
You can now exit and should be able to ssh to the rebuilt host.
This can be tested from the command line with:
You may be prompted to type yes
NOTE: The ssh client must be enabled in the firewall for this to work, this can be acheived:
esxcfg-firewall -e sshClient