Unable to authenticate. Adv Reply October 24th, 2008 #8 xoddam View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Oct 2008 Beans 3 Re: vmware and root login I VMware vExpert 2013, 2014,2015 & 2016. There is an issue between vCenter1 and that host, because vCenter1 cant work well with other hosts. his comment is here
But the answer was exactly in your question. So I formatted my drive, put XP on, then a fresh 8.4.1, and it's all looking good. From the begining was very clear he has to remove that host from vCenter Inventory and read it again. You may get a better answer to your question by starting a new discussion.
I shows that VM is off, when it's on. 0 Tabasco OP jffnuggets Oct 18, 2013 at 6:59 UTC Alexandru6750 - Thanks for the note. It was a Select "Edit..." From the dialog below, you can change the password. Advice make a copy of the shadow file before editing it. I'm not familiar with that version of vmware, so I'm not sure how it's trying to authenticate or if it requires you to set a root password.
I have no problems with my normal user (poldie) which I use to log into Ubuntu, and I have no problems using poldie's password when I install software etc. You can not post a blank message. and would be happy to do this sort of thing some other way. Vsphere Web Client Edit: You can also change the password at the ESXi host's console: Log on, then choose "Configure password".
He didn't mentioned that. Cannot Complete Login Due To An Incorrect Username Or Password So I started searching the VirtualGhetto blog site, and found the article. Re: Unable to login to vCenter using root account on vCenter appliance Bayu Wibowo May 25, 2014 7:08 PM (in response to rzimmermann) Hi Rene,As documented in vSphere Documentation vSphere 5.5 If there is an issue between vCenter and that host, that host in Inventory is grey colored.
I'm waiting till after hours to try the fix here: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2017460(...maybe at least just disconnecting and reconnecting without changing anything.) To remove and recreate the vpxuser account: Right-click the We do have a service on DC1 that monitors stuff (had to get away from the computer to remember that!). However I've updated the password and still the same thing...so I'll Reboot the VCSA. From the begining was very clear he has to remove that host from vCenter Inventory and read it again.
I'm unable (nor have I ever bothered trying) to log into vCenter as root. http://culturahq.com/cannot-login/the-username-or-password-is-incorrect-windows-server-2008-r2.html Our other host can be browsed fine via vCenter. Also, verify that all the proper services are running on the VM. Can you add a new administrator user to host , if you can log in to host , not via vcenter ? 0 Mace OP Gabrielle.L Oct 16, Vsphere Client
Or in a home lab environment, disable the expiration date of the root password. Join the community Back I agree Powerful tools you need, all for free. Last edited by poldie; October 16th, 2008 at 11:13 PM. weblink Gabrielle - Thanks for the note.
Draw a hollow square of # with given width Total distance traveled when visiting all rational numbers Why do the cars die after removing jumper cables Why do languages require parenthesis I've never used root before, and I've never logged into vmware before. Thanks for the help.
Because this is my home lab this is ok. Someone suggested that sudo passwd root won't work, and that I should try: sudo -s passwd root but although this also lets me set the password, it results in no difference Copyright © 2009-2015 The virtual world of Marc O'Polo FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum Council FC Agenda Forum This should be /dev/sda3 Edit the /etc/shadow file with your favorite editor.
Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Disclaimer The information in this weblog is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights. He didn't mentioned that. http://culturahq.com/cannot-login/cannot-login-to-windows-home-server-console.html Either way, you can change the root password from the console of the server.
share|improve this answer edited Jan 2 '14 at 14:31 answered Jan 2 '14 at 12:45 ewwhite 152k47302582 Hi I dont have this option. –JJJJNR Jan 2 '14 at 12:57 If it doesn't work - somebody changed password (nope, because he said: their authentication settings appear to match)? Why? The issue is that our DC has a agent on it that monitors all of our servers for down ages, disk usage etc (Program is called N-Able). This is run thru
Should this be possible? From the begining was very clear he has to remove that host from vCenter Inventory and read it again. We're all here to help each other. Nobody knows everything, and I prefer to use problems like this as a learning experience rather than an "I know more than you" experience. Which is what I get when I deliberately type the password in wrongly.
Moreover, Gabrielle.L or somebody else asked him if all services are running which again is wrong. What is the total sum of the cardinalities of all subsets of a set? Anyway. How can you login into vCenter is service is down?
I thank all those that take the time and effort to suggest fixes, even with low likelihood. Keeps the wheels turning. 0 Tabasco OP jffnuggets Oct 18, 2013 See http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2013/09/how-to-recover-vcsa-55-from-expired.html So I followed the steps described in Williams article. Why? what happens if you start vmware with sudo, like Code: sudo vmware or change its launcher to execute 'gksu vmware' (without the qoutes) ?
I unlocked it and changed the password and tried again, and it worked. Veeam VMSP, VMTSP & VMCE. I'm a bit new to all this. There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth...not going all the way, and not starting. --Prince Gautama Siddharta #ubuntuforums web interface Adv Reply Page 1 of
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