What is the exact syntax of the command you used from the command line? Try ssh again but give vcl.key as the -i (identity key) option and I think you will get host key verification failed. I am guessing the problem is that the vcl public key is not in the authorized_keys file of the esx box.
On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 11:39 AM, Kiran N <kiran.nellima...@gmail.com> wrote: > vcld.log has been attached in this email..!! > > > On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 11:37 AM, Kiran N <kiran.nellima...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> Hello All, >> I am trying to make a reservation for an Windows203 image using ESX >> provisioning. >> I am facing an SSH error (as seen in the log file) with error code of 255. >> >> The IDENTITY * lines in the /etc/vcl/vcld.conf are : >> IDENTITY_blade_linux=/etc/vcl/vcl.key >> IDENTITY_solaris_lab=/etc/vcl/vcl.key >> IDENTITY_linux_lab=/etc/vcl/vcl.key >> IDENTITY_blade_win=/etc/vcl/vcl.key >> >> I am using NFS as my datastore. In my vmprofile table I have set the 2 >> important fields as below: >> datastorepath: 10.0.0.2:/vcl-nfs/export/golden ---- this is the path on >> the management node from where vmhost has mounted the image. >> vmpath: /vmfs/volumes/VCL --- This is path on my vmhost machine for the >> image. >> Also, when I try to ssh into my vmhost machine - cleesx(10.0.0.3) from >> command line on management node, then it does login into it successfully. >> >> The vcld.log file has been attached with this email. >> Please provide me with some inputs! >> >> -- >> Thanks, >> Kiranmye N >> WSTI Intern >> > > > > >