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VMWare ESX Password Reset Example

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Step 1: Ensure you have prerequisites set up for your web server and hosts, as per this forum post (Once off process)

Step 2: Add new Password Record configured as follows:

 

Screen 1: Ensure you configure the below 5 options correctly and enter in the password for the account.  If you configure an Expiry Date it will automatically change the password when that date is reached.

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Screen 2:  Three are three options on this page to configure:

  • Confirm the Reset VMWare ESX Password reset script is selected 
  • Determine whether or not to use a Privileged Account and select the appropriate option. If you do not use a Privileged Account, Passwordstate will connect to the host using the currently active password for the user (in this example marlee), and perform the reset.  Otherwise it will connect to the host with the Privileged Account username and password, and then perform the reset for the user account (marlee)
  • Confirm the Password Reset Schedule is enabled if you want the password to automatically change when the Expiry Date occurs

 

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Screen 3: Confirm the Validate Password for VMWare ESX Account validation script is selected

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