We're on ESXi V6.1.
Our sysadmins told me it's not feasible to periodically (say every 60 days) change the root password
as the new password need to be sync'ed to vCenter & a reboot is needed. Is this true?
As I'm a former Unix admin, all I know is the command 'passwd root' in UNIX to change its root
password does not require a reboot nor downtime, so how is it they told me downtime/reboot
is needed? Or what other impacts/dependencies they are talking about? I tend to compare with Unix