You log in to the vCloud Usage Meter console to update the password expiration parameter for the root, usagemeter, and the umauditor user accounts.


  1. Log in to the virtual machine console as the vCloud Usage Meter user, for which you want to change the password expiration parameter.
  2. View the current configuration for the password expiration.
    chage -l user-account-name
  3. Change the password expiry para.
    • Configure a maximum number of days the user is allowed to use the password.
      chage -M expiration-days user-account-name
    • Disable password expiration.
      chage -M 0 user-account-name