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


  1. Log in to the vCenter Server system by using the vSphere Client.
  2. Select the vCenter Server system in the object hierarchy.
  3. Click Configure.
  4. Click Advanced Settings and click Edit Settings.
  5. Click the Filter icon and enter VimPasswordExpirationInDays.
  6. Set VirtualCenter.VimPasswordExpirationInDays to comply with your requirements.