VMware ESXi 5 - ssh key authentication

One of the big mysteries about VMware ESXi is how to enable ssh key authentication, as there are many solution. From making a .tgz file and store it in /bootbank, to more elaborate solutions where one modifies one of the .tgz files.

The easiest way is simply to copy your .pub file to /etc/ssh/keys-root/authorized_keys and presto it will work for the root user.

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