By default, vCenter Server changes the vpxuser password automatically every 30 days. You can change that value from the vSphere Web Client.


  1. Select the vCenter Server in the vSphere Web Client object hierarchy.
  2. Click Configure.
  3. Click Advanced Settings and enter VimPasswordExpirationInDays in the filter box.
  4. Set VirtualCenter.VimPasswordExpirationInDays to comply with your requirements.