Question : How to Enable SSH in ESXi Server ?
1-go to the console
4-insert root password when asked
5- edit /etc/inetd.conf with vi and remove ( # )before ssh line ; save and exit
6- reboot the services with /sbin/services.sh restart
check now if ssh active with ps -ef | grep ssh
if not kill the inetd script first with ps -ef | grep inetd (kill -HUP ) ; then reboor the services again