There are three main user accounts in vCloud Usage Meter.

When you deploy the vCloud Usage Meter appliance, you must configure the passwords for the root, usagemeter, and umauditor user accounts in the Deploy OVF Template wizard. The user account passwords for the vCloud Usage Meter 4.4 appliance do not expire.

The passwords for all user accounts must meet the following requirements.
  • Passwords must be at least six characters long.
  • Passwords must contain at least one numeral from 0 to 9.
  • Passwords must contain at least one lowercase letter.
  • Passwords must contain at least one uppercase letter.
  • Passwords must contain at least one special character.
User Account Permissions
root The root user can access the vCloud Usage Meter log and configuration files.
Important: Do not use the root user account to manage the services running in the vCloud Usage Meter appliance.
usagemeter The usagemeter user can log in to the vCloud Usage Meter Web interface, manage the services running in the vCloud Usage Meter appliance, and view the log files.
umauditor The umauditor user can only view the vCloud Usage Meter log and configuration files.