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July, 2016

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How to reset the local SSO admin account on vCenter 6 Windows From an elevated command prompt, run: “%VMWARE_CIS_HOME%\vmdird\vdcadmintool.exe” Choose option 3. Type “administrator@vsphere.local” (or your custom suffix) And copy the new generated password, then login via the webclient to change. If you get the following error “VmDirForceResetPassword failed (5)” then login as the local windows administrator account and retry. This is a known issue. VCSA SSH to the appliance …

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Resetting Administrator Password in Windows 2008/2012 Nothing quite like not having the local administrators password on a migration! Here’s a quick reset method: Boot from the Micrsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 DVD From the Windows Setup menu, click “Next”. Select “Repair your computer” Under Choose and option, click on “Troubleshoot”. Under Advanced options, click “Command Prompt”. At the command prompt, run the following commands: d: cd windows\system32 ren Utilman.exe Utilman.exe.old copy …

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