You are recommended to setup a strong password for the VLA admin user account. Password could be at least 8 characters in length comprising of letters (uppercase/lowercase), numbers and symbols. The steps to change the password at any time is mentioned below:


  1. Login to the VLA console using your username and password.
  2. Execute the sudo command to get administrative access.

    sudo –s

    You are prompted to enter your password.

  3. Enter the passwd command to configure a new password.

    passwd <admin_username>

    You are required to type in the new password twice. The recommendation is to choose strong and meaningful passwords.

  4. Enter the exit command to come out of the privileged mode.