WinSCP into an NSX Edge


You want to use WinSCP to pull some files (ex. pcap) off an NSX Edge.  Tested with VCSA 6.7 and NSX-V 6.4.6

1. Follow all the step in this post  –

2. Once you are ssh’ed in
vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config

Replace-  PermitRootLogin prohibit-password
With-  PermitRootLogin yes

3. Restart the SSH service
/etc/init.d/sshd restart

4. WinSCP into the edge with the root user account.