You can change the password for the root user for the vCloud Availability Administration Portal host at any time.

Prerequisites

Verify that the new root password meets your organization's corporate password complexity requirements.

Procedure

  1. Connect to the vCloud Availability Administration Portal host over SSH using root credentials.
  2. Run the following command:
     # passwd root
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts to enter a new and confirmation password for the root user.

What to do next

After you change the password for the root user for the vCloud Availability Administration Portal host, you must edit the corresponding truststore password file with the new root password.