For security reasons, you can change the root password of the vRealize Orchestrator Appliance.

By default, the password for the root account of the vRealize Orchestrator Appliance expires after 365 days. You can increase the expiry for the root account by logging into the vRealize Orchestrator Appliance through an SSH client and running passwd -x number_of_days name_of_account. If you want to increase the vRealize Orchestrator Appliance root password to infinity, run passwd -x 99999 root.

Prerequisites

  • Download and deploy the vRealize Orchestrator Appliance.
  • Verify that the vRealize Orchestrator Appliance is up and running.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator VAMI as root.
    .Access the VAMI at https:// your_orchestrator_hostname:5480.
  2. Select the Admin tab.
  3. In the Current administrator password text box, enter the current root password.
  4. Enter the new password in the New administrator password and Retype new administrator password text boxes.
  5. Click Save Settings.

Results

You successfully changed the password of the root Linux user of the vRealize Orchestrator Appliance.