You can create an operator account using commands on the Photon VM console that has VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics installed .

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Open VM Console from the vCenter Server user interface or SSH to Photon VM.
  2. Log in to VM where VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics for vSphere is installed as a root user.
  3. To invoke the user Manager, run the command shd-admin.
  4. Enter the password for the user shd-admin.

    You must set shd-admin password now if you did not set it during the install process.

  5. To add a user, select the option 2. Add new user account.
  6. To set a user name and password for this new account.

    The password must contain at least 8 characters, have characters from 2 classes of Group 1 and 1 from Group 2.

    • Valid Character Class Group 1: [a-z], [A-Z], [0-9]

    • Valid Character Class Group 2: [~!@#$%^&]

    For example,

    • Thi1sISV@lid

    • ThisIsVali$Too

    • ThisisnotVal1d

Results

A new operator account is created.