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have a esxi 3.5 that i had to reset the password for root, now after rebooting the host neither passwords work, i guess i can get the password set back to default by doing repair install, problem is i don't have the 3.5 media, all my vms now are 4.0 or later, can i use that media?
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This KB can help you change forgotten root pwd:
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1317898

Or, you can redownload the 3.5 install from VMware's site pretty easily and do a reinstall:
ttp://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/datacenter_downloads/vmware_infrastructure_3/3_5

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~coolsport00
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