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Is there any known way of changing an unknown root password for a ESX 4.0 Host that is currently being managed by vCenter?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 1500 total points
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This method here, will allow you to change your root password for ESX, but you will need to restart the ESX Host server.

http://www.petri.co.il/vmware-esx-server-root-password-reset-recovery-lost.htm
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Both EXS 4.0 hosts root passwords changed using above KB.
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