How to reset
Recently I have installed/configured vRealize Operation Manager in our infrastructure (You can check Install vRealize Operations Manager Post). When I have installed it was quite late and I left after post configuration. Next day when I came back to the office and wanted to add vCenter Adapter, but the password I configured post configuration is was not working.
To reset the admin password you can use the password recovery settings (in admin portal) but I missed to configure it (another bad luck). Now the only option left was to figure out a way to reset the password via command line. In this article, I will explain how to reset the admin password of
Steps to Reset Admin Password
1) Enable SSH:- Before you connect to vROPS server via SSH make sure that you have enabled SSH Service for Master Server from vROPS Admin Portal. Login to Admin Portal >> System Status >> Make sure that SSH for Node is enabled as shown below (or just enable it).
2) Login to Server:- Connect to Master server via SSH using Putty or any other SSH client, make sure you
3) Reset Password: Now execute the below command (from $) as root. It will ask for new password.
# $VMWARE_PYTHON_BIN $VCOPS_BASE/../vmware-vcopssuite/utilities/sliceConfiguration/bin/vcopsSetAdminPassword.py --reset
4) Now try to login into vROPS using the admin password you have just reset.