NSX – Enable SSH after Edge is deployed

Very quick post being filed under every day is a school day!

I deployed an Edge Service Gateway without ticking (or more specifically unticking) the Enable SSH button. Along comes some routing issue and I would really like to SSH onto the Edge and do a show ip route but I could not figure out how to enable SSH after the Edge is deployed. Much digging later the only way I could see is to open Networking and Security then browse to NSX Edges, highlight the Edge you want to enable SSH on and click Actions:

Once here click “Change CLI Credentials”:

Type in a password (you can reuse the existing password you set) and tick “Enable SSH”.

Job done!

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