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Due to the fact that my work is now customer oriented I have possibilities to see more environments and learn new things. Quite recently I was working with customer and we wanted to see DCUI - Direct Console User Interface.
Fortunately for us we don’t have to do much. We just need to enable two services on ESXi - DCUI and SSH. Click on Host and Clusters, than select your ESXi host. Select Manage tab and click on Settings and Security Profile.
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Start Direct Console UI and SSH services.
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Next step is to simply login via any SSH client to your ESXi host.
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Simply type dcui in shell and click Enter.
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To login hit F2 on your keyboard and you can login using normal credentials to your host.
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