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"[CloudException.ConnectFailedExpt[SFtpManager.login] Failed to access SFTP" error when create VMware ESXi backup set

When creating a VMware ESXi backup set on SDSL Cloud Backup Manager OBM the following error message is shown "[CloudException.ConnectFailedExpt[SFtpManager.login] Failed to access SFTP

This occurs when the SSH setting is disabled on the VMware ESXi host.


To perform a backup of guest virtual machines on a VMware host, AhsayOBM needs to login to the VMware host with ssh using the root account via port 22 (default).

To resolve this, enable SSH on the VMware using the following instructions https://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.vmware.vcli.getstart.doc%2Fcli_jumpstart.3.6.html