The Credentials worksheet details the accounts and initial passwords for the VMware Cloud Foundation components. You must provide input for each yellow box. A red cell may indicate that validations on the password length has failed.

Input Required

Update the Default Password field for each user (including the automation user in the last row). Passwords can be different per user or common across multiple users. The tables below provide details on password requirements.
Table 1. Password Complexity
Password Requirements
VxRail Manager root account Standard
VxRail Manager service account (mystic) Standard. The service account password must be different than the VxRail Manager root account password.
ESXi Host root account This is the password which you configured on the hosts during ESXi installation.
Default Single-Sign on domain administrator user
  1. Length 8-20 characters
  2. Must include:
    • mix of upper-case and lower-case letters
    • a number
    • a special character, such as @ ! # $ % ^ or ?
  3. Must not include * { } [ ] ( ) / \ ' " ` ~ , ; : . < >
vCenter Server virtual appliance root account
  1. Length 8-20 characters
  2. Must include:
    • mix of upper-case and lower-case letters
    • a number
    • a special character, such as @ ! # $ % ^ or ?
  3. Must not include: * { } [ ] ( ) / \ ' " ` ~ , ; : . < >
NSX-T virtual appliance root account
  1. Length 12-127 characters
  2. Must include:
    • mix of uppercase and lowercase letters
    • a number
    • a special character, such as @ ! # $ % ^ or ?
    • at least five different characters
  3. Must not include: * { } [ ] ( ) / \ ' " ` ~ , ; : . < >
NSX-T user interface and default CLI admin account
  1. Length 12-127 characters
  2. Must include:
    • mix of uppercase and lowercase letters
    • a number
    • a special character, such as @ ! # $ % ^ or ?
    • at least five different characters
  3. Must not include: * { } [ ] ( ) / \ ' " ` ~ , ; : . < >
NSX-T audit CLI account
  1. Legnth 12-127 characters
  2. Must include:
    • mix of uppercase and lowercase letters
    • a number
    • a special character, such as @ ! # $ % ^ or ?
    • at least five different characters
  3. Must not include: * { } [ ] ( ) / \ ' " ` ~ , ; : . < >
SDDC Manager appliance root account
  1. Length 8-20 characters
  2. Must include:
    • mix of uppercase and lowercase letters
    • a number
    • a special character, such as @ ! # $ % ^ or ?
  3. Must not include: * { } [ ] ( ) / \ ' " ` ~ , ; : . < >
SDDC Manager super user (vcf)
  1. Length 8-20 characters
  2. Must include:
    • mix of uppercase and lowercase letters
    • a number
    • a special character, such as @ ! # $ % ^ or ?
  3. Must not include: * { } [ ] ( ) / \ ' " ` ~ , ; : . < >
SDDC Manager local account (admin@local)
  1. Length 12-20 characters
  2. Must include:
    • mix of uppercase and lowercase letters
    • a number
    • a special character, such as @ ! # $ % ^ or ?
  3. Must not include: * { } [ ] ( ) / \ ' " ` ~ , ; : . < >