Friday, January 10, 2014

3 Steps to reset the SSO password in the 5.5 Vcenter Appliance


SSO Password Reset Steps Vsphere 5.5

Step 1: Log into the vcenter appliance as root.

Step 2: Execute the following command.

#  /usr/lib/vmware-vmdir/bin/vdcadmintool

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Please select:
0. exit
1. Test LDAP connectivity
2. Force start replication cycle
3. Reset account password
4. Set log level and mask
5. Set vmdir state
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Step 3: Press 3 to enter the Reset account password option.
When prompted for the Account DN, enter:

cn=Administrator,cn=users,dc=vSphere,dc=local

Step 4. A new password is generated. Done. Easy right?

Here is a capture of it. Enjoy.





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