How to disable firewall in ESXi

ESXi has its own firewall implementation which may block some of incoming/outcoming traffic e.x. netcat

In order to disable the firewall:

  1. Ssh to the machine
  2. Execute the following command: esxcli network firewall set –enabled 0
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