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.
1. Test LDAP connectivity
2. Force start replication cycle
3. Reset account password
4. Set log level and mask
5. Set vmdir state
Step 3: Press 3 to enter the Reset account password option.
When prompted for the Account DN, enter:
Step 4. A new password is generated. Done. Easy right?