The VMware Pulse IoT Center OVA contains a script which can be run to reset the VMware Pulse IoT Center Administration console administrator password.

Problem

A user forgets the node admin password and is not able to log in to the VMware Pulse IoT Center.

Prerequisites

  • The user must SSH to the VM.
  • The user must have access to the VC terminal.

Solution

  1. Log in to a node as a root user.
  2. Run the script /etc/bootstrap/utils/reset_nodeadmin_password.sh.
  3. Enter the new password.
  4. Enter the new password again.
    The password is reset successfully.
  5. Log out and log back again into the VMware Pulse IoT Center Administration console by using the new password.