Enable ssh on ESXi 4

I cannot ssh into ESXi 4, I get ssh: connect to host myhost.mydomain.com port 22: Connection refused

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You can enable "Tech Support Mode" through ssh by:
At the physical console press Alt-F1
Type unsupported
It will then prompt you for your root password
Edit /etc/inetd.conf (vi /etc/inetd.conf)
Delete the "#" from
#ssh stream tcp nowait root /sbin/dropbearmulti dropbear ++min=0,swap,group=shell -i -K60
type services.sh restart

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