Home VMWare • vRealize Operations Manager 6.6.1 // reset root password

vRealize Operations Manager 6.6.1 // reset root password

 - 

after a fresh installation of vRealize Operations Manager 6.6.1 i was not able to connect either to shell console of the appliance or via SSH with root user.

account locked due to x failed logins

to unlock the root user again, proceed as follow

restart the VM appliance.

on the boot loader screen, append the Boot options with the string

init=/bin/bash

press Enter and the appliance will boot automatically into shell.

type

passwd

to change the forgotten root password

give a new password for root access

reboot the VM.

Press ALT+F1 and login again

Finish, root access works again 😉

 

In VMWare

Author:sde