[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

x
?
Solved

esxi password reset

Posted on 2011-03-19
1
Medium Priority
?
695 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
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?
0
Comment
Question by:jasonmichel
1 Comment
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
coolsport00 earned 2000 total points
ID: 35173129
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

Regards,
~coolsport00
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Create your first Windows Virtual Machine on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5) Host Server, the Windows OS we will install is Windows Server 2016.
August and September have been big months for VMware—from VMworld last month to our new Course of the Month in VMware Professional - Data Center Virtualization. We reached out to Andrew Hancock, resident VMware vExpert, to have a more in-depth discu…
Teach the user how to rename, unmount, delete and upgrade VMFS datastores. Open vSphere Web Client: Rename VMFS and NFS datastores: Upgrade VMFS-3 volume to VMFS-5: Unmount VMFS datastore: Delete a VMFS datastore:
Teach the user how to use configure the vCenter Server storage filters Open vSphere Web Client:  Navigate to vCenter Server Advanced Settings: Add the four vCenter Server storage filters: Review the advanced settings: Modify the values of the four v…
Suggested Courses

612 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question