16 07, 2014

How to reset vCenter Orchestrator’s Configuration password back to the default

By | July 16th, 2014|How To, vCenter, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere|8 Comments

Recently, I upgraded one of my vSphere environments from vSphere 5.5 GA to 5.5 Update 1b. It all went smoothly and nothing seemed out of the ordinary. Well, except for when I tried to use vCenter Orchestrator. The service was down and trying to start it, didn't work. It was as if it was in [...]

9 04, 2010

Root password change on an ESX host

By | April 9th, 2010|ESX, Virtualization|10 Comments

Every now and then, there comes a time when you have to change the "root" password on an ESX host.  It might be because someone has left the company or could simply be an event when a problem required the root password to be revealed to people other than the "gods". One of the common misconceptions [...]