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Configuration of a Cisco FMC to use LDAP authentication is not impossible with just a little help. Hopefully this page will give you what you need to get over your hurdle.
With the release of macOS Sierra, Apple has updated OpenSSL and SSH. As a result, a number of network devices that were previously administered via SSH from the command line have been impacted. This is due to the fact that, by default, the version of SSH shipping with macOS Sierra doesn’t support older encryption methods. As such, you may see the following error when attempting to establish an SSH session:
Unable to negotiate with 10.0.0.1 port 22: no matching key exchange method found. Their offer: diffie-hellman-group1-sha1
In order to still manage devices what require older encryption, you may create an alias to the ssh command within your BASH shell. To do so, add the following command to your BASH profile (~/.bash_profile):
alias ssh='ssh -oKexAlgorithms=+diffie-hellman-group1-sha1'
Many system and network administrators are using MACs as their laptop of choice. Unfortunately, there are still a few instances where Windows is required. When that happens, an engineer may choose to use a locally installed virtual machine running Windows. This was the case with the VMware Client Integration Plugin (CIP). However, by following this process you can get the CIP installed and working on macOS.
You now have the CIP available to install VMs from OVF, etc.
(Note: tested with the Chrome browser. Additional note: I’ve found it better to push the OVF to a web server and provide the link to vCenter rather than try to install it from a local file.)