Skip to main content

SSO Password reset process and lockout process



Basically there are 2 way to reset the SSO password


·      From Command line
·      VMware vSphere Web Client

·      If by any chance if your password got lock or want to change the SSO password then it would be difficult to revert back unless changing the policy of SSO Password. By default it will not allow to reuse any previous 5 passwords. 


·      To change the password policy from web client pls follow below mentioned step.
              1)      Login to Vmware vsphere web client
              2)      Click Home à Click Configuration à Select Policy à Password policy
              3)      Click Edit

·     Change the Users cannot reuse any previous password to 1
·     Click OK
·     Click on SSO Users and Groups
·     Click user “admin” à Right Click and select Edit settings and change the password
·     Again got to Password policy and  Change the Users cannot reuse any previous password to 5
·      Click OK
·       
 (By default after 3 failed login attempt SSO password get lockout and as per SSO lockout policy it will unlock automatically in 900(s)  or 15 min) but still  if its not unlock then pls follow below mentioned steps.

           1)      Login to Vmware web Client
           2)      Click on SSO users and groups
           3)      Select Locked user (Mentioned on the top of the screen)

           4)      Right click the user and select unlock.


h   Happy Sharing .. :

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Changing the FQDN of the vCenter appliance (VCSA)

This article states how to change the system name or the FQDN of the vCenter appliance 6.x You may not find any way to change the FQDN from the vCenter GUI either from VAMI page of from webclient as the option to change the hostname always be greyed out. Now the option left is from the command line of VCSA appliance. Below steps will make it possible to change the FQDN of the VCSA from the command line. Access the VCSA from console or from Putty session. Login with root permission Use above command in the command prompt of VCSA : /opt/vmware/share/vami/vami_config_net Opt for option 3 (Hostname) Change the hostname to new name Reboot the VCSA appliance.   After reboot you will be successfully manage to change the FQDN of the VCSA . Note: Above step is unsupported by VMware and may impact your SSL certificate and face problem while logging to vSphere Web Client. If you are using self-signed certificate, you can regenerate the certificate with the

Collecting Logs from NSX-T Edge nodes using CLI

  This article explains how to extract the logs from NSX-T Edge nodes from CLI. Let's view the steps involved: 1) Login to NSX-T  Edge node using CLI from admin credentials. 2) Use of  " get support-bundle " for Log extraction. get support-bundle command will extract the complete logs from NSX-T manager/Edge nodes. nsx-manager-1> get support-bundle file support-bundle.tgz 3) Last step is to us e of " copy file support-bundle.tgz url " command. copy file will forward your collected logs from the NSX-T manager to the destination(URL) host from where you can download the logs. copy file support.bundle.tgz url scp://root@192.168.11.15/tmp Here, the URL specified is the ESXi host ( 192.168.11.15) under /tmp partition where logs will be copied and from there one can extract it for further log review. Happy Learning.  :)

Removing NSX-T manager extension from vCenter

In NSX-T starting from ver 2.4 NSX-T appliance got decoupled from vCenter where now its not mandatory to run NSX-T on vCenter platform only. Now NSX-T can be managed through standalone ESXi host, KVM or through container platform. As in version 2.4 there is still an option available to connect vCenter to NSX-T using Compute Manager. Here in this blog we will learn how we can unregister and register NSX-T extenstion from vCenter in case of any sync or vCenter connectivity issue with NSX-T. Lets get started.. 1) Login to NSX-T UI Go to -> System ->Compute Manager Here, vCenter is showing in Down status where the status is showing as "Not Registered" 2) When we click on "Not Registered" option its states below error. 3) When try to click on Resolve option its states below. At this stage if the Resolve option doesn't work then its require the remove the NSX-T extenstion from vCenter. To remove the NSX-T e