Disable ESXi SSH warnings

Today a customer wanted SSH by default on for specific reasons and didn’t like the yellow warning on their ESXi servers. This is how you disable this :

First enable SSH :


Go to Security Profile –> SSH –> options and enable it.

Notice that now you have a yellow warning neir your hosts :



Now this is how you can disable the warning :


Go through Advanced Settings –> UsersVars –> SuppressShellWarning and change the value from 0 to 1

Notice the warning sign is gone :


You can also use the CLI :

esxcli system settings advanced set -o /UserVars /SuppressShellWarning -i 1

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