You are required to perform certain tasks before you can onboard the Agent VM with Data Management for VMware Tanzu.

Step 1: Satisfy the Prerequisites
Step 2: Reset your Data Management for VMware Tanzu console password

Audience

The procedures in this topic are performed by a Data Management for VMware Tanzu user in the Organization Administrator role.

Step 1: Prerequisites

Ensure that:

  • The Agent VM is deployed and has booted properly.
  • The Agent VM /etc/hosts file includes an entry similar to the following:

    <Tenant Appliance vCenter-IP>       company_vc.vsphere.local
    
  • You can identify the Data Management for VMware Tanzu URL (i.e. the Provider VM IP address).
  • You have the Organization Administrator login credentials (Local or LDAP) for the Data Management for VMware Tanzu console.

Also ensure that you are on a host that can access the Provider VM.

Step 2: Resetting Your Data Management for VMware Tanzu Password

If you are not using an LDAP identity source, the Provider Administrator created a Data Management for VMware Tanzu Local user account for you, and set a default password for this account. You must log in to the Data Management for VMware Tanzu console, reset your password, and then log in again with your new credentials before you can onboard the Agent VM.

  1. Open a browser window and enter the Data Management for VMware Tanzu URL.

  2. Enter your Email ID and Password and click LOGIN.

    The Change Password dialog displays.

  3. Enter your current password, choose and a new password, and enter it twice to confirm.

  4. Click CHANGE PASSWORD.

    If you successfully changed the password, a notice displays, and you are returned to the Data Management for VMware Tanzu login screen.

  5. Log in with your new password.

  6. You may remain logged in to Data Management for VMware Tanzu, but the information viewable by you, and the operations available to you, will be limited. You can also choose to log out.

Next Steps

Onboard the Agent with Data Management for VMware Tanzu.

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