During imaging, the SDDC Manager password is set to vmware1234. This is the password used during initial bring-up. For security reasons, you must change this password before connecting the rack to your corporate network.


  1. In a command line window, SSH to the SDDC Manager Controller VM on the rack. Use the IP address that you had noted from the IP Allocation page during bring-up.
  2. Login with these credentials.

    User name: root

    Password: vmware1234

  3. Type the following command to change the password:


  4. At the prompt, type and re-type the new password.

    The SDDC Manager Controller VM password is changed.